Definition of Nishga in English:

Nishga

Syllabification: Nish·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈniSHgə/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also Niska /ˈniskə/)

noun (plural same)

  • 1A member of a branch of the Tsimshian people of British Columbia inhabiting the Nass river basin.
  • 2The dialect of Tsimshian spoken by the Nishga.

adjective

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  • Relating to the Nishga or their language.

Origin

the name in Nishga nisqá’a.

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