arawakan

  • 1 Arawakan — [ä΄rä wä′kən] n. a family of South American Indian languages, including Arawak adj. designating or of this family of languages …

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  • 2 Arawakan — noun (plural Arawakan or Arawakans) Date: 1901 1. a member of a group of Indian peoples of South America and the West Indies 2. the language family of the Arawakan peoples …

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  • 3 Arawakan — I noun 1. a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America • Syn: ↑Arawak • Derivationally related forms: ↑Arawakan (for: ↑Arawak) • Hypernyms: ↑Amerindian, ↑ …

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  • 4 Arawakan — Ar•a•wak•an [[t]ˌær əˈwɑ kən, ˈwæk ən[/t]] n. 1) peo a family of American Indian languages spoken or formerly spoken in widely scattered areas of tropical lowland South America, from N Colombia to Bolivia, and formerly spoken in the Antilles and… …

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  • 5 Arawakan — /ar euh wah keuhn, wak euhn/, n. 1. a family of numerous and widely scattered languages spoken formerly from Florida to Chile but now only in South America. 2. a member of a group of Indian peoples who spoke these languages. adj. 3. of or… …

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  • 6 arawakan — ar·a·wak·an …

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  • 7 Arawakan languages — This article is about the Maipurean languages, or Arawakan proper. For the larger language family proposal called Arawakan, see Macro Arawakan languages. Arawakan Maipurean Ethnicity: Arawak peoples Geographic distribution: From the Caribbean and …

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  • 8 Arawakan languages — or Maipuran languages Largest family of American Indian languages. The family comprises an estimated 65 known languages, of which at least 30 are now extinct. They stretch from the Caribbean coast of Central America to the Gran Chaco and southern …

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  • 9 Arawakan (Sprache) — Die arawakischen Sprachen sind eine in Südamerika und in der Karibik beheimatete indigene Sprachfamilie. Der Name Arawak bezeichnete ursprünglich ausschließlich einen einflussreichen Stamm in Guyana und Suriname. Dieser Stamm wurde ein Alliierter …

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  • 10 Upper Amazon Arawakan — Upper Amazonian Arawakan Inland Northern Maipuran Geographic distribution: Northern Amazon Linguistic classification: Arawakan Northern Upper Amazonian Arawakan …

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  • 11 Maipurean — Infobox Language family name=Maipurean region=From the Caribbean and Central America to every country in South America except Uruguay and Chile familycolor=American fam1=Arawakan (uncertain) child1=Northern Maipurean child2=Southern… …

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  • 12 South American Indian languages — Introduction       group of languages that once covered and today still partially cover all of South America, the Antilles, and Central America to the south of a line from the Gulf of Honduras to the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Estimates of… …

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  • 13 List of English words from indigenous languages of the Americas — This is a list of English language words borrowed from indigenous languages of the Americas, either directly or through intermediate European languages such as Spanish or French. † indicates a link to a definition of the word. It does not cover… …

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  • 14 Taíno language — Taíno Spoken in Caribbean Ethnicity Taíno, Igneri, Lucayan Extinct (survives in Garífuna) Language family Arawakan …

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  • 15 Arawak — noun 1. a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America • Syn: ↑Arawakan • Derivationally related forms: ↑Arawakan (for: ↑Arawakan), ↑Arawakan • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 16 Indigenous languages of the Americas — Yucatec Maya writing in the Dresden Codex, ca. 11–12th century, Chichen Itza Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses which… …

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  • 17 Arawak peoples — Arawak woman, by John Gabriel Stedman The Arawak people (from aru, the Lucayan word for cassava flour) are some of the indigenous peoples of the West Indies. The group belongs to the Arawakan language family. They were the natives whom… …

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  • 18 Cariban languages — Infobox Language family name=Cariban region= Mostly within north central South America, with extensions in the southern Caribbean and in Central America. familycolor=American fam1=Je Tupi Carib? child1=Guiana Carib child2=North Amazonian Carib… …

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  • 19 Langue arawak — Langues arawakiennes Les langues arawaks ou langues arawakiennes sont une famille de langues amérindiennes d Amérique du Sud et des Antilles, avec un transfert de populations récent en Amérique centrale. On utilise aujourd hui arawakien de… …

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  • 20 Langues arawakiennes — Les langues arawaks de Sudamerique[Quoi ?] : arawak du Nord (en bleu clair) et arawak du Sud (en bleu foncé). Les langues arawaks ou langues arawakiennes sont une famille …

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