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Definition of the noun akha

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noun - plural: -

  1. a Loloish language
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Akha: Hani
    • more generic word: Loloish = languages spoken by hill tribes in northern Burma and neighboring areas

Alternative definition of the noun akha

proper noun

  1. A Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Burma, China, and neighboring countries.


Akha a.k.a. Akha Language: Akha is the language spoken by the Akha people of southern China, eastern Burma, northern Laos, and northern Thailand.

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Google previewWhistled Languages (2015)

A Worldwide Inquiry on Human Whistled Speech by Julien Meyer

Akha is a three level tone language (high, mid, low with mid and low that can be laryngalized) of Southeast Asia for which whistled speech primarily transposes the pitch of the voice. It has a very rich oral repertoire of songs. Some of them ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

akha is the chief town. Coffee and ivory are the chief exports.

Google previewThe Practical Spinner's Guide - Cotton, Flax, Hemp (2014)

by Stephenie Gaustad

The akha is a mid-whorl spindle.

Google previewQur'anic Keywords (2015)

A Reference Guide by Abdur Rashid Siddiqui

Akha means to fraternize, to associate as brothers; Ukhuwwah means brotherhood or fraternity. The Duties of Brotherhood ...

Google previewManaging Intermediate Size Cities (2002)

Sustainable Development in a Growth Region of Thailand by M. Romanos, C. Auffrey

The Akha is a tribal group living in several villages in the hills between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. They originate in Burma, where about 180.000 ...

Google previewArabia: the Cradle of Islam (1900)

Studies in the Geography, People and Politics of the Peninsula, with an Account of Islam and Mission-work by Samuel Marinus Zwemer

Men- akha is the centre of the coffee trade ; it has a population of 10,000 or more, one-third of which are Jews. There are four Greek merchants, the Turks had 2,000 troops garrisoned in the town, and the bazaars were equal to those of Taiz.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Akha Aka (Assyro- Babylonia, Burait, Turkey) Also known as:Acca Larentia (Roman), Alka, Akha, ( Lapp), Ekhi (Accadian), Sar-Akha (Lapp), Ummu (Assyrian). A Mother Goddess. The Lapps ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Peoples of the Southeast Asian Massif (2006)

by Jean Michaud

AKHA. The generic name, possibly derived from the pejorative A-Kha, given by many specialists of the Peninsula to an extensive TibetoBurman—speaking group originating in southern Yunnan, otherwise called Ikaw in Thailand, Kaw in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac (1901)

As Spoken by the Eastern Syrians of Kurdistan, North-west Persia, and the Plain of Mosul : with Illustrations from the Dialects of the Jews of Zakhu and Azerbaijan, and of the Western Syrians of Tur 'Abdin and Ma'lula by Arthur John Maclean

akha, esp ...

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Small photo of TACHILEIK, MYANMAR (BURMA) - DECEMBER 23, 2009: A young Akha woman in ceremonial dress smiles as she prepares to perform on stage at a festival.Small photo of PONGSALI, LAOS - APRIL 2014: indigenous tribal Akha VillageSmall photo of The girl Akha's costume walking in the wild Himalayan Cherry or Thai sakura,ThailandSmall photo of Portrait of beautiful young asian lady Akha tribe in vivid flower gardenSmall photo of Portrait of beautiful young asian lady Akha tribe in vivid flower gardenSmall photo of Portrait of beautiful young asian lady Akha tribe in vivid flower gardenSmall photo of Mae Salong, Thailand - January 28, 2008 : In the province of Mae Salong, north of Thailand. An old woman from the Akha ethnic group rests in the shadow of her bamboo house More...

Scrabble value of A1K5H4A1

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