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  • n. a member of the Japanese people living on the Ryukyu Islands southwest of Japan
  • n. the language (related to Japanese) that is spoken by the people of the Ryukyu Islands


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  • Off the top of my head I can't remember which, exactly, but I think the Okinawan versions of Japanese i.e., as opposed to ryukyuan is one such dialect. LEPCHA [MORA].


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