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Algonquian language

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  1. family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

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Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Vermont Indians (2000)

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.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewA 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 ) ...

Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: L-R (2002)

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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