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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 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 previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

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

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 (2016)

by Jean Michaud, Margaret Byrne Swain, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

AKHA. Akha is a generic name, possibly derived from the pejorative A-Kha. The name Akha is given by many specialists in the Southeast Asian Peninsula to an extensive Tibeto-Burman-speaking group originating in southern Yunnan that is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

TheHani/Akha isan ethnicgroup characterized by itslineage,withlocal communities spread overavastarea involving fivecountries. Acommon and richheritage of mythsand ritualsgives themastrong sense of unity.Whatever the countrythey ...

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Prayer (1996)

The Ashkenazic and Sephardic Rites by Macy Nulman

AV YEDA'AKHA MINO'AR these weeks commemorate periods when massacres were perpetrated during the Crusades and many Jewish communities were destroyed. Later it was adopted in Poland and eastern Europe to be recited every ...

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Small photo of PHONGSALY, LAOS - AUGUST, 2017 : Woman from the Akha tribe with traditional headgear standing outside house in mountains in the north of Laos .Small photo of Kiosk for souvenirs and handicraft products from own production in an Akha mountain village in Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand, Thailand, AsiaSmall photo of Women of the Akha ethnic group gather coffee in the mountains of northern Thailand.Small photo of Portrait Akha girl CHIANG RAI, THAILANDSmall photo of Chiang Rai, Thailand - February 8, 2017: Portrait of an unidentified Akha woman with traditional clothes and silver jewelery in Akha hilltribe village in Northern ThailandSmall photo of CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - DEC 10, 2017 : Akha tribe elderly woman with traditional clothes, black and whiteSmall photo of Senior Akha hill tribe man raking drying coffee at Doi Chang, north Thailand. More...

Scrabble value of A1K5H4A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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