Ahantchuyuk

noun Ahantch·u·yuk \ə-ˈhän-chə-ˌyu̇k\

Definition of Ahantchuyuk

plural

Ahantchuyuk

or

Ahantchuyuks

  1. 1a :  a Kalapooian people of the Pudding river valley, Oregon b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Ahantchuyuk people

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Origin and Etymology of ahantchuyuk

borrowed from Central Kalapuyan anhán{chacekac}iyukh, allegedly, “the ones belonging behind, away”


First Known Use: 1878


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