Samoan
Samoan Sa*mo"an, a. Of or pertaining to the Samoan Islands (formerly called Navigators' Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean, or their inhabitants. -- n. An inhabitant of the Samoan Islands. [1913 Webster]

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  • Samoan — Gagana Sāmoa Parlée aux Samoa occidentales, Samoa américaines, Futuna Nombre de locuteurs 370 000, dont 200 000 aux Samoa occidentales Classification par famille …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Samoan — can refer to: * The Samoan Islands, and island chain made up of: ** Samoa ** American Samoa * The Samoan people * The Samoan language * Samoan American …   Wikipedia

  • samoan — ● samoan nom masculin Langue polynésienne parlée principalement aux îles Samoa par environ 200 000 locuteurs. ● samoan, samoane adjectif et nom (anglais Samoan) Des îles Samoa. samoan, ane [samɔɑ̃, an] adj. et n. ÉTYM. Déb. XXe; de Samoa, d après …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • samoan — SAMOÁN, Ă, samoani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană născută şi crescută în Samoa. 2. adj., s.m. şi f. (Locuitor) din Samoa. ♦ (Substantivat, f.) Limbă polineziană din familia de limbi malaiezo polineziene, vorbită în Samoa de Vest. [ …   Dicționar Român

  • Samoan — 1846 (adj. and noun), from Samoa, an indigenous name, said to be from the name of a Polynesian chieftain, or else meaning “place of the moa.” …   Etymology dictionary

  • Samoan — [sə mō′ən] n. [< SAMOA (ult. < Proto Polynesian * ha amoa, ancient place name) + AN] 1. a person born or living in Samoa 2. the Austronesian language of the Samoans adj. of Samoa or its people, language, or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Samoan — 1. noun a) A person from Samoa or of Samoan descent. b) The Samoan language. 2. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Samoa, the Samoan people or the Samoan language …   Wiktionary

  • Samoan — noun Date: 1839 1. a native or inhabitant of Samoa 2. the Polynesian language of the Samoans • Samoan adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Samoan — Sa•mo•an [[t]səˈmoʊ ən[/t]] n. 1) peo a member of the Polynesian people of Samoa 2) peo the Austronesian language of this people: an official language in Western Samoa 3) peo of or pertaining to Samoa, its inhabitants, or the language Samoan •… …   From formal English to slang

  • Samoan — /seuh moh euhn/, adj. 1. pertaining to Samoa or its Polynesian people. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Samoa. 3. the Polynesian language of Samoa. [1840 50; SAMO(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

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