Laotian

Laotian
noun Etymology: probably from French laotien, adjective & noun, from Lao Date: 1847 1. a native or inhabitant of Laos; also Lao 1 2. Lao 2 • Laotian adjective

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  • Laotian — prop. a. 1. of or pertaining to Laos; as, the Laotian Prime Minister. [WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Laos; as, Laotian refugees. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laotian — prop. n. a native or inhabitant of Laos. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laoţian — LAOŢIÁN, Ă, laoţieni, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care face parte din populaţia de bază a Laosului sau care este originară de acolo. 2. adj. Care aparţine Laosului sau laoţienilor (1), privitor la Laos sau la laoţieni. [pr.: ţi an] …   Dicționar Român

  • Laotian — [lā ō′shən] adj. of Laos or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Laos; specif., a member of a Buddhist Tai people 2. the Tai language of this people …   English World dictionary

  • Laotian — [[t]leɪo͟ʊʃ(ə)n[/t]] Laotians 1) ADJ Laotian means belonging or relating to Laos, or its people, language, or culture. ...the Laotian border. 2) N COUNT A Laotian is a Laotian citizen, or a person of Laotian origin. Four fifths of Laotians are… …   English dictionary

  • Laotian — 1. noun a) A person from Laos or of Lao descent. b) The official language of Laos (closely related to Thai). Syn: Lao 2. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to …   Wiktionary

  • Laotian — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native or national of Laos in SE Asia. b a person of Laotian descent. 2 the language of Laos. adj. of or relating to Laos or its people or language …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laotian Chinese — Total population 185,000 (est.)[1] Regions with significant populations Vientiane, Phonsavan, LuangPrabang, Pakse Languages Lao, Teochew, Cantonese, Southwestern Mandarin …   Wikipedia

  • Laotian society — is above all else characterized by semi independent rural villages engaged in subsistence agricultural production. Ethnic, geographic, and ecological differences create variations in the pattern of village life from one part of the country to… …   Wikipedia

  • Laotian Americans — may refer to:*Laotian American *List of Laotian Americans …   Wikipedia

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