Synonyms for bacan or Related words with bacan
Examples of "bacan"
"Bachan" is a former spelling of
, the largest of the
Islands in Indonesia.
words occurs in Wiltens & Danckaerts' 1623 vocabulary.
is also reviewed in Adriani & Kruijt's 1914 monograph. The most detailed studies are by James T. Collins, who concludes that
is indeed a Malay variety, descended from the Malay used in the
Island and its surroundings, North Maluku.
Several Austronesian and non-Austronesian languages are spoken on
, including Tobelo, Galela, Ternate, Bajau, and Tukang Besi. However, the indigenous language of
is Bacanese, also known as
Malay (ISO 639-3) btj. There is some debate as to whether Bacanese is a Malay variety or a Malay-based creole.
Following the 1578 Ternatean invasion,
appears to have become subservient to Ternate. The wife of Sultan Said of Ternate was provided by
. A Spanish fort was built in 1606. Once the Dutch established hegemony in the 17th century, the Netherlands' power on
was based in Fort Barnaveld.
Darantasia mesosema is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is found on the
Callidula lata is a moth in the family Callidulidae. It is found on
Eurosia puncticosta is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is found on the
The specific epithet "batjanensis" refers to Batjan, known as
in English, one of the larger of the Maluku Islands.
The southwestern Bastion (Bastion
) contains a prison where Prince Diponegoro was imprisoned for the rest of his life.
The bat is endemic to Halmahera and
islands, of the northern Maluku Islands archipelago in Indonesia.
Endoclita sibelae is a species of moth of the family Hepialidae. It is known from the Moluccas (
Amantis malayana is a species of praying mantis native to Indonesia, on the islands of
, Kaisa, and Sulawesi.
"Cacatua alba" is endemic to lowland tropical rainforest on the islands of Halmahera,
, Ternate, Tidore, Kasiruta and Mandioli (
group) in North Maluku, Indonesia. Records from Obi and Bisa (Obi group) are thought to be introductions. It occurs in primary, logged, and secondary forests below 900m. It also occurs in mangroves, plantations including coconut and agricultural land.
Colonial interest in
was primarily driven by the spice trade, which was flourishing in Ternate, Tidore, and Halmahera. The island of
was not particularly sought-after for its own resources, but rather, to assist control of the more valuable islands nearby. The Dutch East India Company paid a stipend to the
sultan as compensation for the destruction of Bacan's clove trees that was higher than the salary of the Dutch Governor on Ternate and about 1/9 of that paid to the Sultan of Ternate.
It is endemic to North Maluku in Indonesia. It can be found on the islands of Morotai, Ngelengele, Halmahera, Damar, Ternate, Tidore, Moti,
, Obi and Obilatu.
In 1513, the first Portuguese trading fleet to reach the Moluccas set up a trading post on
which at the time was subservient to the Sultan of Ternate. The fleet's commander, Captain Antonio de Miranda Azevedo, left seven men on
to buy cloves for the following year's expedition. Their arrogant behaviour and reported bad treatment of
women led to their murder. As Ternate did not have enough stock, the ship for which the men had stayed to prepare was used by the Sultan of Ternate to fill Ferdinand Magellan's last ship, which was the first ship to circumnavigate the world. A slave and two birds of paradise were given to the ship by
became a place of refuge for rebellious Ternateans. The Portuguese sent a punitive expedition against
but it failed, and instead the Portuguese Governor Galvão challenged Bacan's sultan to a duel to determine who was to be subservient to whom. The challenge was accepted but the duel never took place.
The Moluccan drongo-cuckoo ("Surniculus musschenbroeki") is a species of cuckoo. It is found on Sulawesi, Buton, Obira,
and Halmahera islands in Indonesia.
(next) is perhaps the most archaic, and appears to be closely related to Brunei Malay (which is not a creole).
Abraxas albiquadrata is a species of moth belonging to the family Geometridae. It was described by Warren in 1897. It is known from Ceram and
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