Muskogean language


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Noun1.Muskogean language - a family of North American Indian languages spoken in the southeastern United States
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Alabama - the Muskhogean language of the Alabama
Chickasaw - the Muskhogean language of the Chickasaw
Chahta, Choctaw - the Muskhogean language of the Choctaw
Hitchiti - the Muskhogean language spoken by the Hitchiti
Koasati - the Muskhogean language spoken by the Koasati
Muskogee - the Muskhogean language spoken by the Muskogee
Seminole - the Muskhogean language of the Seminole
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It was promised to the entire Muskogean language family: the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, the Seminole (along with some of their Mikasuki cousins), and the diverse peoples of the Creek Confederacy (including the Maskoke Creek, Alabama, Quassarte, and the Hitchiti, to name a few) and the non-Muskogean-speaking peoples who came with the Confederacy: the Euchee, the Natchez, and the Yamasee.
Martin writes that the Alabamas did not speak a Muskogean language (p.
No fewer than five of this volume's thirty-six papers deal with Muskogean languages (Cline, Crawford, Hardy and Montler, Kimball, and Ulrich) and grouping them together after the Northwest coast pieces would have illustrated the vitality, nearly sixty years later, of ongoing research in this field whose pioneer linguist was Mary Haas.