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Definition of the noun algonkin
What does algonkin mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: Algonkins
- a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
- the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
Alternative definition of the noun algonkin
- Variant spelling of Algonquin.
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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 ...
by Library of Congress. Catalog Division, Mary Wilson MacNair
Algonkin Indians. Algonkin language. PM599 Algonquian Indians.
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Between the Rocky 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 ...
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ) ...
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.
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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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