Caddoan


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Cad·do·an

 (kăd′ō-ən)
n.
A family of North American Indian languages spoken formerly in the Dakotas, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana and presently in North Dakota and Oklahoma.

Caddoan

(ˈkædəʊən)
n
(Languages) a family of Native American languages, including Pawnee, formerly spoken in a wide area of the Midwest, and probably distantly related to Siouan

Cad•do•an

(ˈkæd oʊ ən)

n.
a family of American Indian languages, including Arikara, Pawnee, and Caddo, spoken or formerly spoken in the Great Plains and adjacent areas of Arkansas and Louisiana.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caddoan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Aricara, Arikara - the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara
Pawnee - the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee
Wichita - the Caddoan language spoken by the Wichita
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The Spiro Ceremonial Center: The Archaeology of Arkansas Valley Caddoan Culture in Eastern Oklahoma.
This constitutes the fundamental similarity across split-intransitive marking in the Yukatek case and in those split-S or fluid-S systems found, for example, in Hokan, Siouan, Caddoan, and Iroquoian languages.