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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Traditionally, Otoes spoke Chiwere, part of the Siouan language family, all of whom in early times were located in the Great Lakes region.
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.native-languages.org/famsio_words.htm.
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.
She was known as Zintkala Nuni, which means "Lost Bird" in the Siouan language. Oral history accounts say that she was found suckling her dead mother's breast.
12) when indeed all divisions spoke dialects of the Siouan language. Holiday House announced, in early 1993, its "The First American Books" series beginning with The Sioux and The Narvajo, both by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Rosebud Sioux author.