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Definition of the noun algonkin

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noun - plural: Algonkins

  1. a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Algonkin: Algonkian
    • more generic words: Algonquian / Algonquin = a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada
  2. the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian

Alternative definition of the noun algonkin

proper noun

  1. Variant spelling of Algonquin.

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Google previewTransactions ... (1829)

The Algonkin is the softest of the Indian Dialects. Quebec is a dissyllable — the Indian names of places being generally compounds descriptive of some peculiarity of the place, are almost always polysyllables. Such will be found to be all the ...

Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogues of the Library of Congress (1919)

by Library of Congress. Catalog Division, Mary Wilson MacNair

Algonkin Indians. Algonkin language. PM599 Algonquian Indians.

Google previewThe treasury of languages, a rudimentary dictionary of universal philology [signed J.B.]. (1873)

Between the Hockv Mountains and the Pacific the Algonkin appears to have spread from West to East, and the result has told most on the Iroquois family. The South Oregon languages graduate into the Californian, the Cali- fornian into those ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Metropolitana Or System of Universal Knowledge on a Methodical Plan Projected by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1858)

Glossology; or the historical relations of languages first division by John Stoddart

The country once occupied by numerous tribes speaking cognate languages called Algonkin, Chippeway Mohegan, Lenni Lenape, Cree, &c., lies between the fortieth and sixtieth degrees of North latitude, and extends westward from the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Algonkin Mo- (Tooth, Tibit; 4, Neon) began 41. Sliawanno Spimiki (Tooth, Ne- Assiskie Pampticough pittalleh) Earth. LanguageAkihkeoué M Heaven, Sky. 42. Miami, Illi- Kechekoué (G, )) , Kilnois swoa; Tooth, Neepeetah) 43. Kikkapoo (Q, 1 ) ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

ALGONKIN INDIANS, the title given to a numerous and powerful family of AmericanTndians united bv community of language and by similarity of habits. The name of the family is taken from that of a tribe on the Ottawa River.

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics (1954)

by Mario Pei, Frank Gaynor

Algonkin: See Algonquian. Algonquian: A family of North American Indian languages, also called Algonkin or Algonquin, consisting of six surviving groups: Eastern (Central and Eastern Canada), Central (the Great Lakes region), Californian ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Supplement to the 4th, 5th, and 6th Editions ... With Preliminary Dissertations on the History of the Sciences ...

Algonkin Spiminkakuin Ackouin, Acke Languages ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1G2O1N1K5I1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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