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Definition of the noun haida

What does haida mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Haidas

  1. a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: Amerindian / Native American = any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
  2. the Na-Dene language of the Haida
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: Na-Dene = a family of North American Indian languages

Group

Haida is a webpage, musical group, musical artist.

Writings

  1. "Haida" is a book by William Sclater.
    • genre: Non-fiction
    • award:
      • Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction nomination for William Sclater
      • Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction, received by William Sclater
  2. "Haida" is a book by Leslie Drew.
    • also known as "Haida: their art and culture"

Character

Haida is a fictional character from the 2013 film I'm Not Famous But I'm Aromanian.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Haida

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Google previewSolitary Raven (2012)

by Bill

Haida Means Human Being | 132 Haida Means ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

The word Haida is a derivative from the words Ou Haadas, meaning “inlet people ,” the name replied when asked by the first...

Google previewAn International Glossary of Place Name Elements (2005)

by Joel F. Mann

Haida: Haida is a Native American language spoken in Alaska and Canada. Haitian: Haitian is a Creole language that developed in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Hamitic: Hamitic is a Semitic language group spoken in North ...

Google previewThe Sunday at Home (1894)

HAIDA is a well-ordered, busy, clean town, with long roads, bordered on either hand with well-to-do villas, stretching away $rom the central square, where is an excellent technical school, the church and town-hall and fountain, tho last a wide, ...

Google previewHaa Tuwunáagu Yís, for Healing Our Spirit (1990)

Tlingit Oratory by Nora Dauenhauer, Richard Dauenhauer

Tlingit is clearly not related to Tsimshian, and a possible ancient linguistic relationship to Haida is a subject of continuing ...

Google previewIn Translation – Reflections, Refractions, Transformations (2007)

by Paul St-Pierre, Prafulla C. Kar

Haida is a language on life-support. Perhaps a dozen fluent speakers, nearly all of them elderly, remain of each of the two principal dialect groups, northern ( Masset) Haida and southern (Skidegate) Haida. Very few can read and write the ...

Google previewThird International Conference on Minority Languages (1987)

General Papers by Gearóid Mac Eoin, Anders Ahlqvist, Donncha Ó hAodha

Haida is a low-prestige lect, evidences virtually no interference effects, and was radically replaced by English without intermediate, transitional stages with semi- speakers, Points 4, 5, 6. Haida may seem an extreme example, but its fate has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Costume (1996)

by Josephine Paterek

Garment Decoration The painting of crest figures on skin was popular with the Haida, although they tended to use color sparingly. The basketry hats were also painted with crest animals and birds. This was done in the characteristic style of the ...

Google previewThe British Museum Encyclopedia of Native North America (1999)

by Rayna Green, Melanie Fernandez

Haida. The Haida, Tlingit and Tsimshian are the three language groups that occupy the rugged islands off the Northwest Coast. Separated into two clans, the eagle and the raven, they trace descent through the female line. They travelled great ...

Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker

The Haida also grew tobacco. Key Technology The Haida were a seafaring people. Fishing technology included hook and line (of gut), traps, and harpoons. Hunting equipment included snares, bows and arrows, and clubs. Women made ...

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Quotes about Haida

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
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Scrabble value of H4A1I1D2A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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