HyperDic: american_indian

English > 1 sense of the expression American Indian:
NOUNcommunicationAmerican Indian, Amerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, Indiana member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
English > American Indian: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived.
SynonymsAmerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, Indian
NarrowerAlgonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian languagefamily of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
Arawak, ArawakanA family of South American Indian languages spoken in northeastern South America
Atakapa, Atakapan, Attacapa, AttacapanA language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas
Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabaskan, Athabascan, Athapaskan languageA group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
Caddo, Caddoan, Caddoan languageA family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
Carib, Caribbean languageThe family of languages spoken by the Carib
Hokan, HokaA family of Amerindian languages spoken in California
Iroquoian, Iroquois, Iroquoian languageA family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
Maraco, Maracan languageThe language spoken by the Maraco
Maya, Mayan, Mayan languageA family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
MosanA family of Amerindian languages spoken in Washington and British Columbia
Muskhogean, Muskhogean language, Muskogean, Muskogean languageA family of North American Indian languages spoken in the southeastern United States
Na-DeneA family of North American Indian languages
PenutianA family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
Quechua, Quechuan, Quechuan language, Kechua, KechuanThe language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
Siouan, Siouan languageA family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
Tanoan, Tanoan languageA family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
Tupi-Guarani, Tupi-Guarani languageA family of South American Indian languages
Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztecan languageA family of American Indian languages
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishamerindio, indio, lengua amerindia, piel roja
Catalanamerindi, índia, indi, llengua ameríndia, pellroja

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