Balinese
noun Etymology: Dutch Balinees, from Bali island of Indonesia Date: 1820 1. a native or inhabitant of Bali 2. any of a breed of slender longhaired cats that originated as a spontaneous mutation of the SiameseBalinese adjective

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  • Balinese — [bä΄lə nēz′, bal΄ənēz′] adj. of Bali or its people, language, or culture n. pl. Balinese 1. a person born or living on Bali 2. the Western Austronesian language spoken on Bali 3. any of a breed of long haired domestic cat, developed from the… …   English World dictionary

  • Balinese — See: *Balinese people *Balinese language:*Balinese script *Balinese mythology *Balinese (cat), a cat breed *Balinese Gamelan, local music *Balinese Room, a famous illegal casino in Galveston, Texas …   Wikipedia

  • Balinese — /bah leuh neez , nees , bal euh /, adj., n., pl. Balinese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Bali, its people, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Bali. 3. the language of Bali, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family. [1810… …   Universalium

  • Balinese — /baləˈniz/ (say bahluh neez) adjective 1. of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language. –noun 2. (plural Balinese) a native or inhabitant of Bali. 3. the Balinese people collectively. 4. the language of Bali, an Indonesian language …   Australian English dictionary

  • balinese — ba·li·né·se agg., s.m. e f. CO agg., di Bali: danze balinesi | agg., s.m. e f., nativo o abitante di Bali {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: dall ingl. Balinese, der. di Bali, nome di un isola dell Indonesia …   Dizionario italiano

  • Balinese — Ba•li•nese [[t]ˌbɑ ləˈniz, ˈnis, ˌbæl ə [/t]] n. pl. nese, adj. 1) peo a member of a people inhabiting the island of Bali in Indonesia 2) peo the Austronesian language of this people 3) peo of or pertaining to Bali, the Balinese, or their… …   From formal English to slang

  • Balinese — 1. noun /ˈbɑːlɪniːz/ a) The language of Bali b) A native or inhabitant of Bali. 2. adjective /ˈbɑːlɪniːz/ Of, or relating to Bali, or its inhabitants, language etc …   Wiktionary

  • Balinese — Ba|li|ne|se, der; n, n: Ew. * * * Ba|li|ne|se, der; n, n: Ew …   Universal-Lexikon

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

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