adjective see Yap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Yapese — 1. noun The Austronesian language spoken in the Federated States of Micronesia, especially by the inhabitants of Yap. 2. adjective Of or pertaining to the Yapese atoll or the Yapese language …   Wiktionary

  • yapese — (ˈ)ya|pēz, (ˈ)yä| , pēs noun (plural yapese) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Yap island + English ese : a Micronesian native or inhabitant of Yap island in the Caroline Islands …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • yapese — yap·ese …   English syllables

  • Yapese language — language name=Yapese familycolor=Austronesian states=Federated States of Micronesia region=Island of Yap speakers=6,600 fam2=Malayo Polynesian (MP) fam3=Nuclear MP fam4=Central Eastern MP fam5=Eastern MP fam6=Oceanic fam7=Admiralties?… …   Wikipedia

  • Yap — Infobox Settlement name =Yap official name = other name = native name = nickname = settlement type =Island total type = motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank… …   Wikipedia

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  • Micronesian culture — ▪ cultural region, Pacific Ocean Introduction  the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Micronesia. The region of Micronesia lies between the Philippines and Hawaii and… …   Universalium

  • Federated States of Micronesia — This article is about the sovereign state in Oceania. For the region named Micronesia, see Micronesia. Federated States of Micronesia …   Wikipedia

  • Micronesia — /muy kreuh nee zheuh, sheuh/, n. 1. one of the three principal divisions of Oceania, comprising the small Pacific islands N of the equator and E of the Philippines, whose main groups are the Mariana Islands, the Caroline Islands, and the Marshall …   Universalium

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