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Sakai1

[sah-kahy]
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noun, plural Sa·kais, (especially collectively) Sa·kai.
  1. a member of a tribal people of Malaya.
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Sakai2

[sah-kahy]
noun
  1. a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan, near Osaka.
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Examples from the Web for sakai

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Hale does not state whether the word is Sakai or is borrowed from the Malay.

    Negritos of Zambales

    William Allan Reed

  • Now tell me under what impulse can the Sakai become a criminal?

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti

  • There is no furniture or other sort of household goods in the Sakai's dop.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti

  • Not many degrees of relationship are recognized by the Sakai.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti

  • As I have before said, the Sakai never provides for the morrow.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti


British Dictionary definitions for sakai

sakai

noun (in Malaysia)
  1. a Malaysian aborigine
  2. a wild or uncouth person
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Word Origin

from Malay

Sakai

noun
  1. a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: an industrial satellite of Osaka. Pop: 787 833 (2002 est)
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