Definición de Mohawk en inglés:

Mohawk

Saltos de línea: Mo¦hawk
Pronunciación: /ˈməʊhɔːk
 
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sustantivo (plural igual or Mohawks)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people, originally inhabiting parts of what is now upper New York State.
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    • This includes the Canadian native Indians such as the Mohawks and the Inuit, the original inhabitants of the land who were displaced, dispossessed and marginalised.
    • The war with the Pequot no sooner ended than the Narragansett were fighting the Mohawk.
    • The Mohawks in New York also contributed to the defeat of the insurgents by preventing outside assistance or escape.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Iroquoian language of the Mohawk.
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    • The Cherokee language belongs to the Iroquoian family of languages and is therefore related to Mohawk, Seneca, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Tuscarora, among others.
    • Italian and Greek are prominent immigrant languages, and Cree and Mohawk are prominent indigenous languages.
    • An Iroquoian language, Oneida is most closely related to Mohawk.
  • 3chiefly North American A hairstyle in which the head is shaved except for a strip of hair running centrally from the middle of the forehead to the back of the neck.
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    • You can give him the latest ‘gear’, or get him a new haircut, maybe a Mohawk or Afro.
    • In fact, the reporter gave metrosexuality a face, a figure and hair styles ranging from Mohawks to cornrows - all belonging to the most famous athlete in the world.
    • Then there was ‘guess the hairstyle’ as our maths teacher's hairdo momentarily resembled a Mohawk.
  • 4 Skating A step from either edge of the skate to the same edge on the other foot in the opposite direction.
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    • A reverse Mohawk is the opposite of a Mohawk.

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  • Relating to the Mohawk or their language.
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    • It was also her evidence that these schools have a large percentage of Mohawk children (both from the reserve and off) and offer Mohawk language and a Mohawk curriculum.
    • He writes poetry in both English and Mohawk and is working to devise an improved written form for the Mohawk language.
    • This description was appropriate for a man who made his fortune trading with the native Indians in the Mohawk valley and the nations of the Iroquois confederacy.

Origen

Narragansett mohowawog, 'man-eaters'.

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