Meaning of Ryukyuan

Ryu•kyu•an

Pronunciation: (rē-'ky-un, ry'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Ryukyu.
  2. the group of dialects spoken in the Ryukyu Islands, related to Japanese.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Ryukyu.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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