Definition of Sahaptian in English:


Syllabification: Sa·hap·ti·an
Pronunciation: /säˈhaptēən/

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  • Denoting, belonging to, or relating to a family of American Indian languages, including Nez Percé and Sahaptin, spoken in southern Washington, northern Oregon, and central Idaho.


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  • The Sahaptian family of languages.

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