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Definition of the adjective MAKAH

What does MAKAH mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the Makah nation or language.

Definition of the noun MAKAH

What does MAKAH mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. An indigenous North American people in the northwestern Olympic Peninsula of Washington state in North America.
  2. The Makah language, or Qwiqwidicciat (qʷi·qʷi·diččaq in Makah), belonging to the Wakashan family's Southern Nootkan branch.

Explanation

The Makah are an indigenous people of the Northwest Plateau living in the northwestern corner of the continental United States in Washington. They are enrolled in the federally recognized Makah Indian Tribe of the Makah Indian Reservation.

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Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker

Lower Umpqua See Coosans Lummi See Salish, Central Coast Makah Makah ( M a 'kä) is a Klallam word for "the People." The Makah word for themselves is Kwe-net-che- chat, "People of the Point." They were a whaling people, culturally ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Tribes (2009)

by Carl Waldman

Much is known about early Makah because of an archaeological find at Ozette at the tip of Cape Flattery after a storm exposed part of the village and prompted excavations in 1970. At least five centuries ago, a mudslide from a steep cliff buried ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Costume (1996)

by Josephine Paterek

Nootka/Makah. The Nootka lived on the west coast of Vancouver Island; across the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the extreme northwest tip of Washington lived the Makah, closely related in language and culture, so the two will be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian History [4 volumes] (2007)

by Bruce E. Johansen, Barry M. Pritzker

Makah” is a Klallam word for “the People.” The Makah word for themselves is Kwe-net-che-chat, “People of the Point.” They were a whaling people, culturally similar to the Nootkans of Vancouver Island. People have lived around Cape ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

Makah (ma'kdz), n. and a. P]. unchanged or Makahs. [Clallam maq'alaj A. n. a. A member of a North American Indian people, inhabiting Cape Flattery in northwest Washington State. b. The language of this people, a member of the N ootkan ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1922)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

INDIAN BIVEB WASHINGTON — Continued RtttnaKo* Tribe* Makah Makah. QuUeute Muckleshoot Muckleshoot Port Madison Dwamish, Lummi, Snohomish, Swinamiah . . . Osette Makah Quileute Quileute Quinaielt Quinaielt Shoalwater ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

=> historical linguistics, phonology vowel mutation => umlaut VP => verb phrase Vulgar Latin => Latin Wakashan Language family spoken primarily in Canada, one member, Makah,

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Scrabble value of M3A1K5A1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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  • HAKAM

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