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Definition of the noun algonquian language
What does algonquian language mean as a name of something?
- family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of Algonquian language: Algonquian / Algonquin
- more generic terms: American Indian / American-Indian language / Amerind / Amerindian language / Indian = any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
- more specific words:
- Abnaki = the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot
- Algonkian / Algonkin = the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
- Arapahoe / Arapaho = the Algonquian language spoken by the Arapaho
- Blackfoot = any of the Algonquian languages spoken by the Blackfoot
- Cheyenne = the Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne
- Cree = the Algonquian language spoken by the Cree
- Delaware = the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware
- Fox = the Algonquian language of the Fox
- Illinois = the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami
- Kickapoo = the Algonquian language of the Kickapoo
- Malecite / Maleseet = the Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody
- Massachusetts / Massachuset = the Algonquian language of the Massachuset
- Menominee / Menomini = the Algonquian language spoken by the Menomini
- Micmac = the Algonquian language of the Micmac
- Mahican / Mohican = the Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican
- Nanticoke = the Algonquian language spoken by the Nanticoke and Conoy
- Chippewa / Ojibway / Ojibwa = the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa
- Pamlico = the Algonquian language of the Pamlico
- Potawatomi = the Algonquian language spoken by the Potawatomi
- Powhatan = the Algonquian language of the Powhatan
- Shawnee = the Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Algonquian language
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by Hadumod Bussmann
linguistics Algic => Algonquian Algonquian Language family in North America with approx. twenty languages located in the central and eastern parts of the continent; the largest languages are Cree (approx. 70,000 speakers) and Ojibwa ...
by Donald Ricky
They all spoke mutually-intelligible dialects of the Algonquian language family. The Algonquin language is classified as belonging to the "middle tier" of Algonquian, along with Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Salteaux.
Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson
A third Algonquian language, Shawnee, was represented by wandering bands along the Savannah River for a brief time, from the 1680s until shortly after 1700, when they left to join other Shawnee bands in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the ...
Dictionary of Languages (1998)
The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby
Squash, with the meaning of 'pumpkin1, comes from Narragansett, a now-extinct New England Algonquian language; so does moose. Others, such as toboggan, come from Abenaki, once an important language in Maine and Quebec, now ...
A Dictionary of Powhatan (2005)
by William Strachey
of a language that became known to the Euroamericans as " Powhatan," now recognized as an Eastern Algonquian language (Goddard 1978 ) ...
History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker
Even the Californian Yuroks spoke an Algonquian language.) Most northeastern Indians cultivated corn and other aboriginal crops using slash-and-burn agriculture. They also hunted, fished, and gathered wild plant foods to varying degrees.
by James Minahan
The Micmac language is an Algonquian language belonging to the Eastern Algonquian branch of the language group. Speakers of the Restigouche dialect have difficulty understanding other dialects. The language is distinct from neighboring ...
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