HyperDic: hunkpapa

English > 2 senses of the word Hunkpapa:
NOUNperson Hunkpapaa member of the Siouan people who constituted / constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas
communicationHunkpapaa Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa
English > Hunkpapa: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Siouan people who constituted / constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas; they were prominent in resisting the white encroachment into the northern Great Plains.
InstancesSitting BullA chief of the Sioux
BroaderTeton, Lakota, Teton Sioux, Teton DakotaA member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
English > Hunkpapa: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa.
BroaderSiouan, Siouan languageA family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux

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