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Definition of the noun amerindian language
What does amerindian language mean as a name of something?
- any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of Amerindian language: American Indian / American-Indian language / Amerind / Indian
- more generic terms: natural language / tongue = a human written or spoken language used by a community
- more specific terms:
- Algonquian language / Algonquian / Algonquin = family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
- Attacapan / Atakapan / Attacapa / Atakapa = a language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas
- Athapaskan language / Athabascan / Athabaskan / Athapascan / Athapaskan = a group of Amerindian languages
- Muskhogean language / Muskogean language / Muskhogean / Muskogean = a family of North American Indian languages spoken in the southeastern United States
- Na-Dene = a family of North American Indian languages
- Mosan = a family of Amerindian languages spoken in Washington and British Columbia
- Caddoan language / Caddoan / Caddo = a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
- Iroquoian language / Iroquoian / Iroquois = a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
- Quechuan language / Quechuan / Kechuan / Quechua / Kechua = the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
- Maracan language / Maraco = the language spoken by the Maraco
- Tupi-Guarani language / Tupi-Guarani = a family of South American Indian languages
- Arawakan / Arawak = a family of South American Indian languages spoken in northeastern South America
- Caribbean language / Carib = the family of languages spoken by the Carib
- Uto-Aztecan language / Uto-Aztecan = a family of American Indian languages
- Mayan language / Mayan / Maya = a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayas
- Siouan language / Siouan = a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
- Tanoan language / Tanoan = a family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
- Hokan / Hoka = a family of Amerindian languages spoken in California
- Penutian = a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amerindian language
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by Christopher Moseley
Nevertheless,from most pointsofview, Paraguayan Guarani is atypical Amerindian language, not a mixed language orajargon. The other Amerindian languages inLatin America all face thedanger of becoming extinct within a few generations.
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
Lamb's versionbegan as an elaboration of thetheory oflevelsinneoBloomfieldian linguistics first appearing in Lamb's dissertation, a grammar of the California Amerindian language Monachi(University ofCalifornia, Berkeley,1957). Theinitial ...
Dictionary of Languages (1998)
The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby
There is indeed an obscure and now extinct Amerindian language of Peru with the same name Arda.
Hlingit Word Encyclopedia (2011)
The Origin of Copper by Sally-Anne Lambert
A war of vowels in South America Quechua is the most commonly spoken Amerindian language, with 8-10 million Quechua (or Runa Simi) speakers. It's a language family, not one single language. Neighbors understand one another's nearby ...
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
Lamb's version began as an elaboration of the theory of levels in neoBloomfieldian linguistics first appearing in Lamb's dissertation, a grammar of the California Amerindian language Monachi (University of California, Berkeley, 1957).
Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)
by Philipp Strazny
SILvIA LURAGHI Warao is an Amerindian language spoken in the Orinoco Delta and adjoining areas in northeastern Venezuela and Guyana.
by Bruno Nettl, Terry E. Miller, Ruth M. Stone, Sean Williams
Amerindian language or Afro-mestizo dialect in texts. As largesse from the mother countries declined during the final century of colonial times, the primacy of church music waned — further evidence that art music in the New World was little ...
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