Tehuelche


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Te·huel·che

 (tə-wĕl′chē, tā-wĕl′chā)
n. pl. Tehuelche or Te·huel·ches
1. A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting most of Patagonia, with a small present-day population in southern Argentina.
2. The language of the Tehuelche.

Te·huel′che·an (-chē-ən) adj.
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The bivalve selected for the study was the Tehuelche scallop [Aequipecten tehuelchus (d'Orbigny, 1842)] from the Gulf of San Jose (Patagonia, Argentina).
Esta hipotesis tambien es avalada por la proximidad genetica de huilliches con la etnia tehuelche.
Named Allkaruen koi - meaning "all ancient" in Patagonia's indigenous language, Tehuelche - the new pterosaur species gives researchers a better understanding of the "evolution of all of pterosaurs.
Contract awarded for Service Barge Parking Tehuelche
If not for the help of a Tehuelche tribe --native South Americans who taught them to hunt--they probably wouldn't have survived.
Cawsom ein croesawu gan amryw o drigolion Esquel cyn cael ein cludo i westy Tehuelche yn y dref.
Tambien se les reconoce bajo el concepto tehuelche o chewelche, con el que los mapuche habitualmente identificaban a los pueblos que habitaban las estepas patagonicas.
1979): Panorama etnohistorico y arqueologico de la ocupacion Tehuelche y Prototehuelche en la costa norte del estrecho de Magallanes.
Lengua pampa o gununa iajech, Patagonia septentrional: sheche (Outes, 1928 [1864]: 278-287), tzaal(Claraz, 1988 [1865-1866]: 148), chajall (Harrington (9), 1912-1955), shet-she o chex-chex o shatr sha (Lehmann-Nitsche, 1922: 51); lengua tehuelche o aonik'aish, Patagonia centro-meridional: cha'am (Priegue, 2007 [1984]: 30); lengua ona o selknam, norte de Tierra del Fuego: apen (Bridges, 1978 [1902-1907]: 457).
0% en los grupos Mapuche y Tehuelche (Patagonia Argentina) y los grupos Lengua y Ayoreo (Paraguay).