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Information and translations for Native American languages. Please note each tribe has its own language, and there is no single "Native American" language.
Its name comes from an ancient French province of the same name. So if it does mean something in any Indian language its probably a coincidence
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Ever heard of wind talkers? well native Americans were used to send codes and whatnot to other companys, theyd speak their native tongue to another native American in some other company, the enemy soon learned about it and it died out quickly, theyd capture a "wind talker" and make them tell them wh…
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The Tsalagi (Cherokee) moved because of forced relocations and pressure by settlers. Originally the tribes were located around the modern states of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Carolina, and Kentucky. Please note that this is general locations as there was no 'borders' as exist today. During the "Re…
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In Lakota/Dakota/Nakota it is: ta Tanka. In Blackfoot it is: ee-nii In Cheyenne: hotowa'e In Cree: Buskwa Moostoos In Crow: Bi Shee
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Answer Navajo, it is considered the most difficult language to decifer and learn. Cherokee was also used, but not near as extensively Bri (edited by Jack)
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In Natick, the language of the Massachusetts, Narragansett and Wampanoag tribes, the word for a door or gateway is squont, squoant or squontam.
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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American Indian tribes number in the hundreds. Each of those tribes has their own beliefs. The animal world always played an important part in their belief system. The raven played a different role and had a different meaning to each different tribal system.
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It all depends on what tribal you are looking for cuz a lot of the tribes speak different languages. For instance the Navajo speak the language Navajo where San Juan speaks the language Tewa I am looking for the meaning in cherokee
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There are many different Native American languages, so there are many words for many moons. Here are a few: In Tsalagi (Cherokee): utsuti svnoyiehinvdo In Creek: sulke hvresse In Navaho: dikwii tleehonaaei In Lakota: ta ha?w
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There are more than 700 Native American languages. You would have to be more specific to get an answer to this question.
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There is no Native American language...There are hundreds of native American languages.In the Paiute language: eye = booee  There is no Native American language...There are hundreds of native American languages.In the Paiute language: eye = booee  There is no Native American language...T…
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Answer It really depends....actually Sioux is not a language. Siouan is the language spoke by the Sioux nation. Each tribe of the Sioux nation speaks a different variation of the language. There is many tribes among the Sioux, the Sioux ranged from the plains all the way up and down the East coast. …
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Wann know some languages? In France They speak French In New Zealand they speak Maori & English In India They speak Indian In Samoa they speak Samoan In Tonga They speak Tongan In America they speak American In England they speak English In Fiji they speak Fijian In Raratonga they speak …
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, Eastern Achumawi Afro-Seminole Creole …
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The Lakota word for human hair is pehin and yellow is zi or zizi, so "yellow Hair" would be pehin zi or pehin zizi. The Brulé Sioux chief of that name did not have yellow hair (naturally); he was a member of a delegation to Washington in 1870 and was photographed many times. If the hair belongs to…
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"native american" isn't a language, it's a race.
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There is no single native American language, there are many native American languages - see related question. In the Paiute language, "eagle sun" would literally be translated as (phonetically) Queenot (eagle) tobba (sun). Spelled correctly it would be spelled Kwina'a Taba.In Tsalagi (Cherokee) the …
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There have been many thousands of native languages in the Americas, each with a different word for "family". Just a very few examples from North America are: Natick................................weechinnineummoncheg (his family) Menominee.......................tepe:naw Algonkin/Algonquin........…
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A'ananin (Aane), Abenaki (Abnaki, Abanaki, Abenaqui), Absaalooke (Absaroke), Achumawi (Achomawi), Acjachemen, Acoma, Agua Caliente, Adai, Ahtna (Atna), Ajachemen, Akimel O'odham, Akwaala (Akwala), Alabama-Coushatta, Aleut, Alutiiq, Algonquians (Algonkians), Algonquin (Algonkin), Alliklik, Alnobak (A…
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It means nothing in any of the Sioux languages. Toqua is the name of a prehistoric and historic native American site in Tennessee, very far from the Sioux country. It is a very poor attempt by white settlers to pronounce the Cherokee word Dakwa'yi, meaning "place of fish", referring to a mythical f…
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There is no single native American language, there are many languages spoken by American Indians. In the Paiute language: River = bahoood
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Answer Spanish is the official language in Honduras. There are several other languages and Amerindian dialects in use, such as Ch'orti', Garífuna, Mískito, Lenca, Pech, etc.
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The Dakota words mini and sota mean "water" and "cloudy" or "sky-tinted", so the answer is Minnesota.
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Answer Here are some Tewa words from a Tewa Indian from the Nambe Pueblo Tribe. My Tribe is located in Northern New Mexico and is home to 650 Tribal members. Our Tribe dates back to the 1300's. My Indian name is Ohuwa Tsideh and I am the former Governor of my Tribe. I began taking Tewa language c…
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The Cherokee syllabary was created by Sequoyah.
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I don't know if there can be found any words (because I can't find any dictionary on the Internet of a Siberian language or a Native-American one), that are the same. But there are still some languages in Siberia (Russia), that are part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family, an North-American language…
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Names only have meaning in the language they originally came from. Since Terry Fletcher did not come from Choctaw, then it has no meaning in Choctaw.
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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It depends on what you mean. Could you rephrase the question?
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tł'iish (pronounced klesh)
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qui ta ni, spelled ᏈᏔᏂ
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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U we yv, pronounced, oo-way-yuh
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Just a very few to choose from: Creek: his'see Choctaw: holo'ka Comanche: hoartch Cheyenne: hoah Arapaho: naterhaah Mandan: manuka Blackfoot: nappe' Assiniboin: codah Dakota: koda or kola Pima: no'itch Zuni: keeheh Navajo: kwa'ssini Apache: skeetzee
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The Navajo word for Light is adinídíín a light (something that makes light) is: bee adinídínígíí electric light: atsiniltł'ish bee adinídínígíí to be lit up: hool'įįh to give off light: bits'ádi'nídíín to produce light: adiníłdíín
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Answer WAIKIKI (hawaiian) Note: there are MANY Native American languages, not just one, so it is more proper to ask for the translation of a word into a PARTICULAR Native American language, not just "Native American."
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fire is "ko" Koh is water not fire.
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The Native Americans are believed to have migrated from Asia, perhaps across a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska around the time the last Ice Age was ending. The dating is not precise, nor agreed upon by all specialists, some of whom are beginning to consider coastal migrations by water as a po…
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The word "Tsalagi" (Cherokee) when written is ᏣᎳᎩ. The Cherokee write with a syllabary that was invented by Sequoyah. The symbols were somewhat changed later to resemble European letters.
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They spoke two closely related languages (Cheyenne, split into north and south dialects, and Soo'taa'e or Suhtaio); both are members of the very large Algonquian language family which also includes Arapaho, Atsina, Blackfoot and Ojibwa - but only a language expert can show the links between these la…
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It's most likely an Anglicization of the Cherokee's name for themselves, Tsalagi, whose translation is widely debated. Some speculate that it comes from the Choctaw word 'Cha-la-kee' which means "those who live in the mountains."
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Little One Translated In Cherokee Is u-s-ti Sagwu Hope That Helped (:
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The Apaches speak southern Athabascan languageApache has at least two language divisions: Eastern and Western. Some consider Chiricahua-Mescalero is a dialect of Western Apache; others consider it a separate language. Some people consider Jicarilla, Lipan, and Plains Apache to be separate languages;…
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Answer Halito Halito, chim achukma? - Hello, how are you?
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The word "Indian" is a very vague term that could easily refer to the many languages of India; if you are asking for an example of a native American word for "mother" out of many hundreds (even thousands) of possible words, then the Natick word is okasu or witchwhaw. Natick is the name of the Algon…
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Iowa, Illinois, Oklahoma, North Dakota, and South Dakota
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Squanto was the name of the Indian who spoke English and helped the Pilgrims survive. He was a member Pawtuxet band of the Wampanoag tribe who were very influential tribe in the area of where the Pilgrims first settled.
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CORRECTED ANSWER. Interesting that I just happened to have had a Cherokee grandmother. There are 2 main words for this: u-la-ni-gi-da, and u-hu-ss-ti. The original answer is the one marked through. strong
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Yes, especially many of the elders. Many tribes are trying to preserve their language and are teaching it to the younger members.
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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The Navajo word for wolf is mai-coh The Cherokee word for wolf is wa-ya, pronounced wah-yah.(There is no such language as "Native American". There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken today in North America.)
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Each Native tribe had it's own language! They used some sign language so that most tribes could communicate basic information with other tribes, but in general, tribes considered themselves to be actual "people" and everybody else was thought of as outsiders. If you look up the tribe name, like "Lak…
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TRAIL OF TEARS! come on that one was easy:)
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Hindi and English as official language Tamil, Telugu, Malayam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamenese, Oriya, Bengali, Urdu, Kashmiri, Bhojpuri, Sindhi, Nepali and Santali as regional languages.
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Since the Pilgrims spoke English, there are many Pilgrim words that start with the letter A including: ankle answer awl As for Native American words, there are many Native American languages. In Creek, words that start with the letter A include: aklopkv (means bath) ayo (means chickenhawk) …
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This is a difficult question to answer. I will show you why.In the Quapaw language the word for dog is "shunke".In the Abenaki language the word for dog is "alemos".In the Blackfoot language it is "imitáá".The Cherokee called them "gitli".There are more than 300 other native American languages.Nat…
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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Sumanitu Taka It depends upon which tribe. The Sioux tribes each spoke a variation of the Siouan language. Shungkmanitutonka is the Lakota word for wolf.
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Alki, which is Eventually or By and by in Chinook.
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Just a few examples out of many hundreds of different languages are: Powhatan.............mawchick chammay (the best of friends), netab, netah, winggapo (my beloved friend) Shawnee..............neechehe (my friend), neekahnah Cheyenne.............hóvahe, nésema'hááhe Arapahoe.............nater…
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it comes from the elderly Indians who told the stories, when they heard it from their ancestors.
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The Walla Walla tribe ate berries, salmon, roots, deer,and elk.
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Today they live in houses, and in the past they lived in more primitive houses.
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* In Chinese = 成绩 * In Dutch = voltooiing * In French = accomplissement * In German = Ausführung * In Greek = 'επίτευγμα * In Portuguese = realização * In Russian = достижение * In Spanish = logro p.s. Whoever said that it needs an African language, let it be known …
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* In Dutch = zoektocht, speurtocht, speurwerk * In Hungarian = hivatalos vizsgálat, kutatás, felkutatás, keresés * In Japanese = tankyuu * In Norwegian = leting * In Portuguese = procura (s.f.: feminine noun) * In Romanian = Realizare * In Russian = поиски
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To find out what your name means, got to this link and type it in the search bar or click on the first letter of your name. (The letters from A-Z appear near the top of the page.) http://www.babynameaddicts.com/ (To go directly to the link, click on the underlined phrase that says "Find out what y…
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abot 15 to 30,000 years ago
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Bubbe or Baba
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Native Americans have influenced the English language in many ways. Native American words have found their way into military communications. Native American words are also used to name cities, and roads in the United States. For example, the Wampanoag trail in Rhode Island.
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The Mohawk word for river is kahyonhowanen.
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It actually describes the phenomenon experienced when someone visits a new place and adopts the culture and behavioral characteristics of the inhabitants or native population.
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long house no i think....yes,long house!
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There is no "Native American" language. There are hundreds of languages in dozens of languages families. Many are as different as English, Russian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hakka and Turkish. Horse is all these languages is no more than 500 years old. Many used words related to the word for dog in their langu…
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Sioux in french means 'enemy' and this is why the Sioux people actually went by Dakota or Lakota. ======= Answer: The Ojibwe term naadawesi means a large snake or an enemy and was applied at an early date to the Ojibwe's inveterate enemies the Sioux tribes. The plural form is naadawesiwag (snakes).…
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It depends upon which language they speak. Most speak English now, so "hello" is "hello." But tribes had their own language or family of languages. Estimates place the number of distinct native American languages a t over 1000. Choctaw - Halito. Lakota - Hua Kola Seminole - Istonko
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There are more than 700 different Native American languages spoken in North and South America. You will have to be more specific. If you are not sure which language you are talking about, here is a partial list of the most common Native American languages in North America: Abnaki, EasternAchumawiAfr…
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The Cherokee word for boy is atsutsa, pronounced ah-jew-jah.
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They generally use cars, busses, bikes, and walking as their main form of transportation, just like any other Americans.
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Shik'is = My friend (general, more than one, all, both sexes)alah = friend - of the opposite sex (specific)akis = friend - of the same sex (specific)
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The Navajo word for otter is tabąąstiin (the strange ą sound is nasalised).
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What do you think it is.
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In Natick, the language of the Massachusetts, Narragansett and Wampanoag tribes, the word for "one who is chosen" is pepenoowonche or pepenauonche, from pepenam = he chooses.
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in which apache language? I know it in Navajo and it's called hashké or naabaahíí "the one who goes to war"
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In the Cayuga (Gayogoho:no') language, the common word for a creek, river or stream is gihęde.
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(While quickly shutting the door) I AM SO SORRY!! I DIDN'T KNOW ANYONE WAS IN HERE!!! (Walk away quickly)
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