American-Indian language

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n American-Indian language any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
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Usage

In literature:

Ignorant of the Indian language, but guessing the nature of his talk from his motions, the Americans stood patiently awaiting the next move.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
He discovered from the language of the Caribs that they were North American Indians.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
Of this we have constantly recurring examples in the language of our North American Indians.
"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
THE WELSH LANGUAGE AMONG AMERICAN INDIANS.
"America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D." by Benjamin Franklin Bowen
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In news:

And in Oregon, only one person knows Klamath, an American Indian language.
Her first spoken words were not English, but an American Indian language taught to her by grandparents.
Once, Indians would ridicule the jumbled language of their expatriate cousins, the so-called ABCDs - or the American-Born Confused Desi.
Francisco Kjolseth The Salt Lake Tribune University of Utah linguist Marianna Di Paolo helped found the Center for American Indian Languages and runs its Shoshoni Project.
Paul Fraughton Salt Lake Tribune Jeff Pynes, a doctoral candidate doing research with the University of Utah's Center for American Indian Languages, stands in front of the center's location in a historic Fort Douglas building.
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In science:

Nahuatl and other American Indian languages).
Beyond Stemming and Lemmatization: Ultra-stemming to Improve Automatic Text Summarization
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