Dyak
variant of Dayak

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dyak — may refer to one of the following. Dayak people, also called Dyak , a native tribe of Borneo Dyak (clerk) a historical position of head of office in Russia This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Dyak — [dī′ak΄] n. [Malay dayak, savage] 1. a member of any of a number of aboriginal peoples living in the interior of Borneo 2. the Austronesian language of these peoples …   English World dictionary

  • Dyak — Dyaks Dy aks, n. pl.; sing. {Dyak}. (Ethnol.) The aboriginal and most numerous inhabitants of Borneo. They are partially civilized, but retain many barbarous practices. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dyak — Junge Dayak, 1920. Dayak, alternativ auch Dajak oder Dyak geschrieben, ist ein Sammelbegriff und bezeichnet die indigene Bevölkerung der südostasiatischen Insel Borneo. Zu den Dayak werden mehrere hundert Volksgruppen und stämme gezählt, die sich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dyak — /duy ak/, n. Dayak. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dyak — n. native person of Borneo (island in the Malay Archipelago); language of the Dayak people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dyak — [ dʌɪak] noun & adjective variant spelling of Dayak …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dyak — Dy•ak [[t]ˈdaɪ æk[/t]] n. peo Dayak …   From formal English to slang

  • Dyak — /ˈdaɪæk/ (say duyak) noun → Dayak …   Australian English dictionary

  • dyak — n. (also Dayak) an aboriginal of Borneo or Sarawak. Etymology: Malay dayak up country …   Useful english dictionary

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