HyperDic: shahaptian

English > 2 senses of the word Shahaptian:
NOUNperson Shahaptian, Sahaptin, Sahaptinoa member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho
communicationShahaptian, Sahaptina Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian
English > Shahaptian: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho.
SynonymsSahaptin, Sahaptino
NarrowerNez PerceA member of a tribe of the Shahaptian people living on the pacific coast
BroaderPenutianA member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
English > Shahaptian: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian.
SynonymSahaptin
NarrowerNez PerceThe Shahaptian language spoken by the Nez Perce
BroaderPenutianA family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California

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