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- adj. Of or relating to the Hakka (Kejia, 客家), an ethnic group of the Han Chinese.
- n. A person of Hakka descent.
- proper n. A Chinese language mainly spoken in the south-eastern part of mainland China (Fujian and Guangdong), Taiwan, Hong Kong, and by the Chinese minorities in Southeast Asia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Literally, an immigrant; one of a hardy class of Chinese dwelling in several localities in southern China, notably in the province of Kwang-tung (Canton), the descendants of immigrants from the northern parts of the country in the middle ages, and the object of much hostility on the part of the native or punti part of the population.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dialect of Chinese spoken in southeastern China by the Hakka
- n. a member of a people of southeastern China (especially Hong Kong, Canton, and Taiwan) who migrated from the north in the 12th century
From Hakka 客家 (Hak-kâ). (Wiktionary)