adjective or noun see Andaman Islands

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  • Andamanese — The Andamanese is a collective term to describe the peoples who are the aboriginal inhabitants of the Andaman Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal. The term includes the Great Andamanese, Jarawa, Onge, Sentinelese and the extinct Jangil.… …   Wikipedia

  • Andamanese — /an deuh meuh neez , nees /, n., pl. Andamanese, adj. n. 1. Also, Andaman. Also called Andaman Islander. a member of a physically distinctive people that comprise the indigenous population of the Andaman Islands. 2. the language of the Andamanese …   Universalium

  • Andamanese — An•da•man•ese [[t]ˌæn də məˈniz, ˈnis[/t]] n. pl. ese, adj. 1) peo a) a member of a physically distinctive people that comprise the indigenous population of the Andaman Islands b) a member of what was formerly the largest subdivision of this… …   From formal English to slang

  • Andamanese — 1. noun A minor language family spoken on the Andaman Islands. 2. adjective a) Of or relating to the Andaman Islands. b) Of or relating to the Andamanese language family …   Wiktionary

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  • Andamanese languages — Infobox Language family name = Andamanese region = South Asia family = Andamanese familycolor = Andamanese child1 = Great Andamanese child2 = Ongan child3 = ? Sentinel (unattested) Ethnolinguistic map of the precolonial Andaman Islands The… …   Wikipedia

  • Andamanese language —       language spoken by the indigenous people of the Andaman Islands. The number of speakers of the language has been steadily decreasing. Andamanese dialects are usually classified into northern, central, and southern groups, with the southern… …   Universalium

  • Great Andamanese languages — Great Andamanese Ethnicity: Great Andamanese people Geographic distribution: South Asia Linguistic classification: either Andamanese or an independent language family Great Andamanese …   Wikipedia

  • Great Andamanese — is a collective term used to refer to related groups or tribes of indigenous peoples who lived throughout most of the Great Andaman archipelago, the main and closely situated group of islands in the Andaman Islands. Their collective identity is… …   Wikipedia

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