a member of a predominantly Islamic, Indic-speaking people of western coastal Myanmar, constituting an ethnic, religious, and linguistic minority in that country.
the Indic language of the Rohingya, unrelated to the Tibeto-Burman language Burmese, the official language of Myanmar.
relating to the Rohingya or their language: Music is deeply rooted in Rohingya culture.
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How to use Rohingya in a sentence
Observers believe she sees support for the Rohingya as going treacherously against the tide of popular opinion.
Many Burmese say the Rohingya should “go back” to Bangladesh, whose government also disavows the Rohingya.
The program shows Rohingya kneeling under tarps on the deck of a boat as waves come crashing against the bow.
Few figures inside Burma have spoken out against the anti-Rohingya sloganeering.
But even within this scheme, animosity toward the Rohingya is singularly severe.