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Tasaday

Syllabification: Ta·sa·day
Pronunciation: /ˈtasəˌdā, təˈsädī/

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Definition of Tasaday in English:

noun (plural same or Tasadays)

A member of a small group of people living on the Philippine island of Mindanao, formerly said to represent a long-isolated Stone Age people discovered only in the 1960s.

adjective

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Relating to the Tasaday.

Origin

apparently from Tasaday tau 'person' + sa (expressing location) + dáya 'inland'.

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