American-Indian language

DEFINITIONS OF: American-Indian language

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n any of the languages spoken by Amerindians

Synonyms:
American Indian, Amerind, Amerindian language, Indian
Types:
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Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin
family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
Atakapa, Atakapan, Attacapa, Attacapan
a language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas
Athabascan, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan, Athapaskan language
a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
Muskhogean, Muskhogean language, Muskogean, Muskogean language
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
Caddo, Caddoan, Caddoan language
a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois
a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
Kechua, Kechuan, Quechua, Quechuan, Quechuan language
the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
Maracan language, Maraco
the language spoken by the Maraco
Tupi-Guarani, Tupi-Guarani language
a family of South American Indian languages
Arawak, Arawakan
a family of South American Indian languages spoken in northeastern South America
Carib, Caribbean language
the family of languages spoken by the Carib
Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztecan language
a family of American Indian languages
Maya, Mayan, Mayan language
a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
Siouan, Siouan language
a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
Tanoan, Tanoan language
a family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
Hoka, Hokan
a family of Amerindian languages spoken in California
Penutian
a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
Abnaki
the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot
Algonkian, Algonkin
the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
Arapaho, Arapahoe
the Algonquian language spoken by the Arapaho
Biloxi
the Siouan language spoken by the Biloxi
Blackfoot
any of the Algonquian languages spoken by the Blackfoot
Catawba
the Siouan language spoken by the Catawba
Cheyenne
the Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne
Chiwere
the Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri
Cree
the Algonquian language spoken by the Cree
Crow
a Siouan language spoken by the Crow
Dakota
the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota
Delaware
the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware
Dhegiha
a branch of the Siouan languages
Fox
the Algonquian language of the Fox
Gros Ventre, Hidatsa
a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa
Hunkpapa
a Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa
Illinois
the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami
Haida
the Na-Dene language of the Haida
Kickapoo
the Algonquian language of the Kickapoo
Malecite, Maleseet
the Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody
Massachuset, Massachusetts
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
Ofo
a Siouan language spoken by the Ofo
Ogalala, Oglala
a Siouan language spoken by the Oglala
Chippewa, Ojibwa, Ojibway
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
Alabama
the Muskhogean language of the Alabama
Chickasaw
the Muskhogean language of the Chickasaw
Chahta, Choctaw
the Muskhogean language of the Choctaw
Hitchiti
the Muskhogean language spoken by the Hitchiti
Koasati
the Muskhogean language spoken by the Koasati
Muskogee
the Muskhogean language spoken by the Muskogee
Santee
the Siouan language spoken by the Santee
Seminole
the Muskhogean language of the Seminole
Tlingit
the Na-Dene language spoken by the Tlingit
Tutelo
the Siouan language spoken by the Tutelo
Winnebago
the Siouan language spoken by the Winnebago
Chemakuan
a group of Mosan languages spoken in Washington
Salish, Salishan
a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada
Wakashan, Wakashan language
a family of North American Indian languages of British Columbia and Washington
Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian language
a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
Aricara, Arikara
the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara
Pawnee
the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee
Wichita
the Caddoan language spoken by the Wichita
Cherokee
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee
Cayuga
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga
Mohawk
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk
Seneca
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca
Oneida
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida
Onondaga
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Onondaga
Tuscarora
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Tuscarora
Guarani
the language spoken by the Guarani of Paraguay and Bolivia
Tupi
the language spoken by the Tupi of Brazil and Paraguay
Pima
the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Pima
Aztecan
the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec
Nahuatl
the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl
Cahita
the Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahita
Tatahumara
the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tatahumara
Zapotec, Zapotecan
the language of the Zapotec
Apache
the language of the Apache
Navaho, Navajo
the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho
Hupa
the Athapaskan language spoken by the Hupa
Mattole
the Athapaskan language spoken by the Mattole
Chipewyan, Chippewaian, Chippewyan
the language spoken by the Chipewyan
Kiowa
the Tanoan language spoken by the Kiowa
Chimariko
the Hokan language spoken by the Chimariko
Esselen
the Hokan language spoken by the Esselen
Kulanapan
a group of languages of the Hokan family
Quoratean
a group of languages of the Hokan family
Shastan
a group of languages of the Hokan family in California
Yuman
a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
Yanan
a language group of the Hokan family
Copehan
a group of Penutian languages spoken to the west of the Sacramento river
Costanoan
a Penutian language spoken by the Costanoan
Mariposan, Yokuts
a Penutian language spoken by the Yokuts in the San Joaquin Valley
Miwok, Moquelumnan
a Penutian language spoken by the Miwok
Maidu, Pujunan
a Penutian language spoken by the Maidu
Chinook, Chinookan
a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook
Kalapooian, Kalapuyan
a Penutian language spoken by the Kalapuya
Kusan
a Penutian language spoken by the Kusan
Sahaptin, Shahaptian
a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian
Takelma, Takilman
a Penutian language spoken by the Takelma
Tsimshian
a Penutian language spoken by the Tsimshian
Kekchi
a Mayan language spoken by the Kekchi
Mam
a Mayan language spoken by the Mam
Yucatec, Yucateco
a Mayan language spoken by the Yucatec
Quiche
the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Cakchiquel
the Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel
Type of:
natural language, tongue
a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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