Definición de Algonquin en inglés:

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Algonquin

Pronunciación: /alˈɡɒŋkwɪn/
(also Algonkin)

sustantivo

1A member of an American Indian people living in Canada along the Ottawa River and its tributaries and westward to the north of Lake Superior.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Montagnais, Algonkins and Hurons engaged in exchange involving goods, people, and ideas with both kinds of French.
  • Soon, Montagnais, Algonquins, Hurons, and French, and how many more, would form a single people.
  • His book reported that by 1640 two trade networks competed, one made up of the Algonquin, Huron, and French, and the other consisting of the Oneidas, Dutch, and English.
2 [mass noun] The Algonquian language of the Algonquin people, with about 3,000 speakers.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • An eighth language of the same subgroup of the Algonquian family, Algonquin, is listed separately, apparently for historical rather than linguistic reasons.
  • Everyone here came from somewhere else, unless your native language is Algonquin.
  • Although he is far better known for his novels, Norman continues to work as a translator from Algonquin and Cree.

adjetivo

Relating to the Algonquin people or their language.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • And that's in Cree, which comes from the Algonquin language.
  • According to Algonquin legend, Tremblant would receive a violent shaking from the god Manitou if man ever disturbed its natural setting.
  • Illiniwek was the name of the loose confederation of Algonquin tribes that once lived in the area.

Origen

French, contraction of obsolete Algoumequin, from a Micmac word meaning 'at the place of spearing fish and eels'.

Palabras que riman con Algonquin

Tonkin
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