natchesan
natch·e·san

English syllables. 2014.

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  • natchesan — ˈnachəsən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Natchez (of American Indian origin) + English an 1. : a linguistic family of the Natchez Muskogean stock comprising the Natchez language 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Classification schemes for indigenous languages of the Americas — This article is a list of different language classification proposals developed for indigenous languages of the Americas. The article is divided into North, Central, and South America sections; however, the classifications do not always neatly… …   Wikipedia

  • Avoyel — or Avoyelles was a small Natchesan tribe in the neighborhood of the present Marksville, Louisiana. Numbering 280 in 1698, by 1805 they were believed to have been reduced to only two or three women.ee also*Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana …   Wikipedia

  • avoyel — əˈvȯiəl, aˈ also ȧvwȧ(y)el noun (plural avoyel or avoyels) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: French, of American Indian origin 1. : a Natchesan people of central Louisiana …   Useful english dictionary

  • natchez-muskogean — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually capitalized N&M : a language stock comprising the Natchesan and Muskogean language families …   Useful english dictionary

  • taensa — ˈtenˌsȯ, täˈen noun (plural taensa or taensas) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Taensas, a village of the Taensa people 1. a. : a Natchesan people of northeastern Louisiana …   Useful english dictionary

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