American-Indian language

Definitions of American-Indian language
  1. noun
    any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
    synonyms: American Indian, Amerind, Amerindian language, Indian
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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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