What does salish mean?

Definitions for salishˈseɪ lɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word salish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Salish, Salishan(noun)

    a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada

  2. Salish(noun)

    a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America


  1. Salish(ProperNoun)

    an indigenous group in Montana, the Bitterroot Salish, whose name was extended by linguists to refer to all related languages and peoples

  2. Salish(ProperNoun)

    an adjective referring to one of two groups of indigenous peoples peoples of the Pacific Northwest, a region spanning the northwestern United States and British Columbia

  3. Salish(ProperNoun)

    a member of one of these groups

  4. Salish(ProperNoun)

    the family of languages of these people, which is subdivided into Coast Salish and Interior Salish


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Orca Network:

    We cannot express how tragic this loss is for the struggling, precariously small family of resident orcas in the Salish Sea.

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