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Sahaptin Syllabification: Sa·hap·tin
Pronunciation: /säˈhaptin/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Sahaptin in English:


1Any of several American Indian peoples of southern Washington and northern Oregon.
Example sentences
  • Of its nations, the Nez Percé, or Sahaptin proper, dwell on the Clearwater and its branches, and on the Snake about the forks.
2The Sahaptian language spoken by the Sahaptin.
Example sentences
  • My kids are learning to count in Sahaptin at school.
  • Most tribes within the Columbia Basin are part of the Sahaptin linguistic stock.
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