Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Fiji.
  • n. The Austronesian language of Fiji.
  • adj. Of or relating to Fiji or its people, language, or culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person from Fiji or of Fijian descent.
  • adj. Pertaining to Fiji, or its people or language.
  • proper n. an Austronesian language of the Malayo-Polynesian family spoken on Fiji. It has 650,000 speakers, including second language users.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Fiji islands or their inhabitants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Fiji or the Fiji islands, or to the Fijians.
  • n. An indigenous inhabitant of the Fiji islands, a group lying in the southern Pacific ocean, between the New Hebrides and the Friendly islands.
  • n. Also Feejeean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Oceanic language spoken on Fiji
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Fiji
  • adj. of or relating to Fiji or its people or language or culture

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Gusu = bully child when Yoj was little (name means mouth in Fijian)

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  • Yalewa = less than completely competent pilot at Lofthall (name means woman in Fijian)

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  • The request may be anything from a human life to a tribal alliance, and no Fijian is so dead to honor as to deny the request when once the tooth has been accepted.

    The Whale Tooth

  • You must have a lesson in Fijian; now that I hope you are instructed in English.

    The Old Helmet

  • WHO and the National Centre for Health Promotion (NCHP) have developed proper guidance notes and health promotion materials in English, Fijian and Hindi.

    ReliefWeb - Headlines

  • I walked out into the muggy morning, hid in a stairwell, and called a Fijian friend.

    Boing Boing

  • Earlier Fiji's Rugby Team Caught in Funding Dispute Fiji's rugby team, known as the Fijian Flyers, is ranked 10th internationally.

    Fiji to Play in Rugby World Cup

  • His team for Darwin, dubbed the Fijian Drifters, includes William Ryder, who has not been a regular of late due to his club commitments in Japan.

    Planet Rugby News - Rugby Union News

  • 'Fijian'; integration of the provincial and advisory councils; attempts to weaken the Fijian administration; militarization of the civil service and; the return to democracy and the rule of law.

    Inteligentaindigena Novajoservo

  • On the use of 'Fijian' as a common name, the chiefs say the name is "deeply embedded in the Fijian psyche" since colonization and has been used in the Deed of Cession, and three

    Inteligentaindigena Novajoservo

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