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Line breaks: Achi|nese
Pronunciation: /ˈatʃɪniːz/

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Definition of Achinese in English:

noun (plural same)

1A member of a people living in northern Sumatra.
2 [mass noun] The Indonesian language of the Achinese.


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Relating to the Achinese or their language.


from Acheh, Atjeh, a territory in northern Sumatra, + -n- + -ese.

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