Definitions

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  • n. The native people and language of Easter Island.
  • proper n. An alternative name for the Rapa Nui language.

Etymologies

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Borrowing from Spanish pascuense, from Pascua + -ense, from Isla de Pascua ("Easter Island").

Examples

  • For example, tingo, a word in the Pascuense language of Easter Island that means "borrowing things from a friend’s house, one by one, until he has nothing left".

    The Perfect Word

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