Caddoan language


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Noun1.Caddoan language - 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 Caddo language of Oklahoma, a member of the Caddoan language family, shares with Seneca a highly polysynthetic morphology, a high degree of fusion, and a morphological structure that has much in common with Seneca (Melnar 2004, Chafe 2005).
Chafe (personal communication) also reports that similar morphological categories exist in the Caddoan language which distinguish between real and imagined things (e.
A tribe of Plains Indians who belonged to the group speaking the Caddoan language.