Definición de Dayak en inglés:


Saltos de línea: Dayak
Pronunciación: /ˈdʌɪak
(also Dyak)

sustantivo (plural igual or Dayaks)

  • 1A member of a group of indigenous peoples inhabiting parts of Borneo, including the Iban (or Sea Dayak) of the north, the Land Dayak of the south-west, and the Punan.
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    • Clashes between groups of non-Muslim, indigenous Dayaks and migrant Muslim Madurese first erupted Sunday at dawn.
    • In October 1943 the Chinese population, which numbered about 50,000, helped by the indigenous Dyaks, rebelled against the Japanese occupation troops.
    • Many sympathised with Dayaks as an indigenous people dispossessed of their forests by rapacious New Order development.
  • 2 [mass noun] The group of Austronesian languages spoken by the Dayak.
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    • We don't speak Dayak, but we knew what to do though.
    • At first it was very difficult for him, especially understanding the Dayak language, but now he can speak Dayak fluently.
    • I would love to speak in Dayak.


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  • Relating to the Dayak or their languages.
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    • Central Kalimantan Deputy Governor Nashon Taway, accompanied by three leading Dayak figures, went to the site.
    • Upstream there was only the forest and a few small and very old Dayak villages.
    • The displaced Dayak miners have since the 1990's attempted legal means to gain some redress for their lost livelihoods and lands, with zero result.


Malay, literally 'up-country'.

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