Siouan language


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Noun1.Siouan language - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Biloxi - the Siouan language spoken by the Biloxi
Catawba - the Siouan language spoken by the Catawba
Chiwere - the Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri
Crow - a Siouan language spoken by the Crow
Dakota - the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
Gros Ventre, Hidatsa - a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa
Hunkpapa - a Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa
Ofo - a Siouan language spoken by the Ofo
Ogalala, Oglala - a Siouan language spoken by the Oglala
Santee - the Siouan language spoken by the Santee
Tutelo - the Siouan language spoken by the Tutelo
Winnebago - the Siouan language spoken by the Winnebago
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The Santee Sioux are the Eastern most band of the Sioux and while speaking a Siouan language, their lives were more similar to that of Woodland peoples.
Similarly, the Siouan language Lakhota distinguishes the indefinite specific article and the indefinite non-specific article (Van Valin 1995: 41-42).
See also a comparison of vocabulary words in the Siouan language family at www.
The Cheraws spoke a language from the Siouan language family, and they were related to other groups identified as Peedee and Waccamaw by European travelers.
Well-known cases in point are the "active-inactive" system Sapir (1917) postulates for the Siouan language Dakota and the "active-inactive" system of Guarani described by Klimov (1974).