Definitions for sahaptinsəˈhæp tən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sahaptin

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sa•hap•tin*səˈhæp tən(n.)(pl.)-tins; -tin

  1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the Columbia River plateau in Washington and Oregon.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the speech of these people, often regarded as divergent dialects of a single language.

    Category: Peoples

* for 1 ..

Origin of Sahaptin:

< Southern Interior Salish sˁaptnx Nez Percé, Sahaptin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shahaptian, Sahaptin, Sahaptino(noun)

    a member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho

  2. Shahaptian, Sahaptin(noun)

    a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian

Wiktionary

  1. Sahaptin(Noun)

    A Native American people which occupied a large territory along the Columbia river in northern Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

  2. Sahaptin(Noun)

    A member of this people.

  3. Sahaptin(Noun)

    The language spoken by the Sahaptin people.

Translation

Find a translation for the sahaptin definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these sahaptin definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"sahaptin." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/sahaptin>.

Are we missing a good definition for sahaptin?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for sahaptin: