the Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa
Hypernyms: ↑Austronesian, ↑Austronesian language
Hyponyms: ↑Tayalic, ↑Atayalic, ↑Tsouic, ↑Paiwanic
of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language

the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh

Syn: ↑Taiwanese, ↑Chinese
Pertains to noun: ↑Taiwan (for: ↑Taiwanese)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Formosa

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