Achinese


Achinese
['atʃɪni:z]
noun (plural same)
1》 a member of a people living in northern Sumatra.
2》 the Indonesian language of the Achinese.
adjective relating to the Achinese.
Origin
from Acheh, Atjeh, a territory in northern Sumatra + -n- + -ese.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Achinese — /ah cheuh neez , nees , ach euh /, n., pl. Achinese. Atjehnese. * * * One of the main ethnic groups on the island of Sumatra, Indon. In the 13th century the Achinese became the first people in the archipelago to adopt Islam. After expelling the… …   Universalium

  • achinese — ˌachəˈnēz, ˌä , ēs noun (plural achinese) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: by alteration : atjehnese * * * /ah cheuh neez , nees , ach euh /, n., pl. Achinese. Atjehnese …   Useful english dictionary

  • Achinese — n. Atjehnese, member of native Muslim people that lives in furthest north Sumatra n. Austronesian language spoken by the Achinese people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Achinese — noun A Malayo Polynesian language spoken in Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia …   Wiktionary

  • Achinese — ISO 639 3 Code : ace ISO 639 2/B Code : ace ISO 639 2/T Code : ace ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • achinese — achi·nese …   English syllables

  • Achinese War — (1873–1904) Armed conflict between The Netherlands and the Muslim sultanate of Acheh in northern Sumatra. The Dutch considered the sultanate to be within their northern Sumatran sphere of influence and invaded it. Although the sultan capitulated …   Universalium

  • Achinese War — (1873–1907)    A protracted but low level and sporadic conflict waged by the Muslim population of Acheh in northern Sumatra against Dutch rule. Acheh had been an independent sultanate for four centuries before the subjugation of Sumatra by the… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Banda Aceh — ▪ municipality, Indonesia  kotamadya (municipality), capital of Aceh semiautonomous province, Indonesia. It is located on the Aceh River at the northwestern tip of the island of Sumatra, facing the Andaman Sea. (Andaman Sea)       Banda Aceh is… …   Universalium

  • Acehnese people — The Acehnese (also Achinese) a people in Aceh in Indonesia. Their language which is also called Acehnese, belongs to the Western Malayo Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.Their homeland is located in the northern most tip of… …   Wikipedia