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Native American Languages

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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.
diyin yá naalʼaʼí , messenger from God
There were 100's of sometimes unrelated languages spoken by "Native  Americans". You will need to narrow down the question considerably.
There is no one Native American word for snowshoes, since there are (or perhaps were) dozens of Native American languages spoken in areas where snowshoes might be used.A few of the Native American words for snowshoes that can be found on the web, and the languages they come from, are:tagluk - I...
The sound "r" is quite rare in native American languages, which seem to prefer the "l" sound (closely related to r). The vocabularies recorded by early English explorers for the Powhatan tribe give the following words: raragcun or rarowcun (Powhatan) "racoon" renapoaks (Powhatan) "true men" - the...
There are more than 200 Native American languages spoken today. You would need to be more specific with this question.
they did alot of really crazy stuff in life.
Vermont is shaped like a mountain
The word for little is: Cheekahla or Cheeshteelah. They are the  Lakota words for tiny, small, little.
one well known native American language is Cherokee
glad is translated 'content / contente' or 'heureux / heureuse' in French
The Ojibwe did not have a numeric system equivalent to modern English numbers, but they had words for each numeric value in their language. To say "two thousand and ten" is niizhosagoons midaaswi . There are very many dialect variations.
Because the animal was so important to them the various branches of the Sioux (Dakota, Nakota and Lakota) had many different words for buffalo (bison). A full-grown male buffalo is tata n ka , meaning "big hump"; or pta; or tabloka . A full-grown female buffalo is pte [p-tay]. A...
In the Leni Lenape (Unami) language a wildcat is nianque or tsciiinque. A domesticated animal such as a pet dog or cat is allum. A cat in general is pushis (plural pushisak) A pole cat is schkaa'k.
There are dozens of Native American languages.
A second language (L2) is any language learned after the first language or mother tongue. A native language is the language a human being learns from birth.
A few words in Bolivian Quechua: mama................................mother yana..................................black puka..................................red ari......................................yes mana..................................no maki....................................hand...
The Lakota word for an owl in general is hinhan. A short-eared owl is hinhan gi A long-eared owl is hinhan kap'ipila A burrowing owl is hinhan makhotila A barn owl is hinhan sanA snowy owl is hinhan ska A great horned owl is hinhan tanka A screech owl is unhnagichala
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...
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,...
Oh See Yoh.   Is hello, and you can follow that phrase by saying   Oh See Yoh(Hello)   (Name) Dah Wah Doh
Many Native American tribes and civilizations speak english now, so "Hello" is "Hello" regardless of their race or tribe. There are numerous (in the hundreds, if not thousands) of individual Native American Tribes, and each one could easily have a slightly different language. Here are some examples...
Navajos and the many Apache groups speak languages in the  Athabascan family in the American Southwest.   Northern Athabascan languages are spoken by tribes in Alaska,  Canada. There are also Athabascan languages spoken in Washington,  Oregon and Northern California.   Here is a list of...
Osiyo - Pronounced "Oh-say-Oh" or "Oh-sey-Oh" depending on dialect inflections.
Please is : tʼáá shǫǫdí Please, as in how a child would sort of whine it , "pl-ee-ese" is: t'áá shǫǫdíín "Pl-ee-se give it to me" is : shaa ní'aahíín
Connecticut derives from a place-name in the local Mohegan, Pequot or Paugusset language. It was originally con-atuk-ok, meaning "at the long river", where the -ok ending indicates a locative or place name.
It is named after Sealth, a Chief of the Duwamish and Suquamish Indians.
The words white dog in Lokota Sioux are ska tanka.
"gvgeyuhi" (broken down as gv-ge-yu-hi,) means "I love you" in Cherokee.
A few of the very many native American words for "black" or "it is black" are listed below. It is possible to see the connections between many of the Algonquian languages using common words such as this : Natick............................mooi Powhatan.....................mahcatawaiuwh Menominee....
  There's really no such thing as a generic Native American. There were many different tribes from the Northwest to the swamps of Florida. And that's ignoring Central/South America and Canada/Alaska. There were scores of languages.
There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian".
There are MANY Native American languages, not just one. Please ask for the translation in one particular language, not just "Native American".
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,...
Korada is a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline..
The native origin of the name of Peru is uncertain. It may derive from the local word for a river (biru), or from a place-name (pelu), or from the name of a native chieftain (Beru). It is certain that it comes from a local native American language, corrupted slightly in the mouths of early Spanish...
Your name would be spelled B-R-A-N-D-O-N (BRANDON), English type names do NOT translate into Tsalagi. This is why most natives will have two (or more) sets of names, one being the 'christian name' (used by Europeans) and one native name - Example: John "Big Crow" Foster - the "Big Crow" is...
There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian".
Well, there are many different kinds of Native Americans. There are different tribes such as Wampanoags and Powhatans. And Native American tribes didn't have such complex languages like English, and most all Native Americans had no word for human, though they did have a word for types of humans,...
First of all, I don't know whether you're talking about Naples, Florida, United States or Naples, town in Italy.Second of all, Native Americans weren't even aware that the region of Naples even existed. (It didn't exist a long time ago because nobody lived in Florida back then)Third of all, if...
The Comanche word for a small child is nʉ tʉe'tʉ (= my little one, my child). In Natick you say mukki (a little child) or noonuk (a baby, a suckling). In Ojibwe you say binoojiing or abinoojiins or biibii. In Cheyenne you say me'eshkevotse. In Arapaho you say téí'yoonehíhi' In Catawba you...
The name Rykan comes from a German word "Reichen." The word is a German verb meaning 'to hand over' or 'to reach.' It could also be derived from the German "Reich" which means 'rich' or 'domain.'
níłchʼi -- spirit or air
Hau (Only used by men though)
They use straw hutz and tee-peez
one = rantwo = ranithree= raninifour= ranininifive = rani nininiand so on hello is fannydango and goodbye is chocks away
I guess you mean "I love you". In the Chippewa, Ojibwa or Anishinaabe language you say gizahgin or gi-zaagi`in, from the verb zaagi`, meaning to love somebody.
Yanala is not a native American word - it appears to be a name in one of the languages of India.
Ceritakan bagaimana cara membuang urea keluar tubuh
You don't, because there is no such meaningless expression in any native American language.
Sanskrit is the ancient language  of India. I am currently taking this class in school.
There are over 500 Native American dialects. Please narrow your range.
The language spoken is certainly Crow, but it is obviously being used by people who have only learned the phrases from an instructor, not native speakers. The war chief "Paints His Shirt Red" does not sound like a Crow, even though he speaks Crow words - the accent and pronunciation is all wrong....
The first thing that happened in most areas was that there were horrible epidemics in wave after wave. These are sometimes called "virgin soil" epidemics. That means the kind that happen when the diseases are new to a population. We don't always know the exact diseases or deaths or times because...
Pronunciation would be, eh-lee-see. Which means grandmother.
In the Cree language the word for a willow tree or bush is nîpisîy, a willow stick is nîpisîhtak, and a red willow is mihkwâpemak.
In Lakota, a cradleboard is called chuwich'inpa, iyok'inpa or poshtan
Before the town was founded the area was part of the lands occupied by the Delawares (Lenni Lenape). Today less than 0.2% of the population has native American ethnicity.
the First Nations of the Mackenzie and Yukon River Basins used buffaloes to make clothing help to make rituals and common beliefs
The keeping of records in 17th century England was extremely poor, even for people born here. For a native American who was only "passing through" they were even worse. There was no record made of her illness (possibly tuberculosis), the treatment she was given or exactly when she died. All that...
Shunkah Iyahnkahpee is the word for Dog Runner in Lakota. 
In Comanche you say marúawe (hello to one person); marúawebukwu (hello to 2 people); marúaweka (hello to a group).
There are hundreds of Native American languages.    In Navajo, chidi means car, truck, or vehicle.   In Taino, chi' means mouth and 'ka chi means previously.   In Abenaki-Penoscot, kchi means big or great and chiz means cheese.   In Choctaw, chito means large or big and okchi means...
In the version of sign language used by the Plains tribes, there was historically no sign for hello or hi, or welcome, or good morning or good afternoon. When meeting a stranger, each party would first want to know the identity of the other, using the signs for "Question you called?" or "Question...
If you are speaking to (or calling) your own father you say dede (day-day). "My father" is nindedem. "Father" is oosimaa.
Indian Breads are many types so names depend according to type - the number may overwhelm. In widely spoken Hindi I will offer some names : Phoolka : Thinnest bread made of non fermented flour, with a spread of Ghee (cow milk fat) - generally it is puffed and has two layers Chapati : Thicker than...
Many languages are spoken in Orlando, Florida, but the official  language is English.
The verb "kick" in Lakota is nahtaka [you say nagh.da.kah]. Adding the prefix wa- to the verb stem creates the absolute form of the verb, where no object is needed (in this case wanahtaka means just kicking, without needing to state what is being kicked). The Oglala Sioux man who was an instigator...
There are many Native American languages and therefore many Native American words for any particular word in English. When you ask a question about how to say something in "Native American", you have to pick a particular language.
The many bands of the Mojave (Pipa Aha Macav) tribe speak a language belonging to the Yuman language family, which is spoken by various tribes in Arizona, California and Mexico. Yuman is a relatively simple language with few difficult sounds for English speakers, but very sadly there are now less...
There are many Native American languages. You would need to specify which one.
The word for Teacher in Lakota is: Wah Ushpeeweechakeeyapee.
Did any mississippian tribes have a written language
No, they spoke many thousands of different languages throughout the Americas. Even neighbouring tribes could not understand each other - such as the Comanche and Kiowa, who were allied in the fight against white settlers. All the member tribes of the Iroquois League spoke entirely different...
The Quileute phrase meaning "good morning" is hah-ch chee-EH.
There is not a symbol to represent daughter in Cherokee.