Proto-Algonquian


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Pro·to-Al·gon·qui·an

 (prō′tō-ăl-gŏng′kwē-ən, -kē-ən)
n.
The reconstructed protolanguage of the Algonquian family of languages.

Pro•to-Al•gon•qui•an

(ˌproʊ toʊ ælˈgɒŋ ki ən, -kwi ən)

n.
the unattested language from which the Algonquian languages are descended.
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An inquiry into the Proto-Algonquian system of social classification and marriage: a possible system of symmetric prescriptive alliance in a Lake Forest Archaic Culture during the third millennium BC.