Definición de Gilbertese en inglés:

Gilbertese

Saltos de línea: Gil¦bert|ese
Pronunciación: /ˌgɪlbəˈtiːz
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1A native or inhabitant of the Gilbert Islands.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • On Tokelau it is blamed on an infected Gilbertese.
    • In 1974 the Ellice Islanders, who are of Polynesian descent, voted to separate from the Micronesian Gilbertese.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Micronesian language spoken in the Gilbert Islands (see Kiribati).
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The I-Kiribati language, sometimes referred to as Gilbertese, is a Micronesian language in the Austronesian family and is spoken in a relatively uniform manner throughout the islands.
    • Many Tuvaluans are competent in Samoan, which functioned as the language of church and (to a lesser extent) government until recently, as well as Gilbertese, the dominant language of the colony for seven decades.

adjetivo

Volver al principio  
  • Relating to the Gilbert Islands.

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día astrogation
Pronunciación: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space