Atfalati

noun
At·​fa·​la·​ti | \ atˈfälətē \
plural Atfalati or Atfalatis

Definition of Atfalati

1 : a people of the northern dialectic branch of the Kalapooian language family
2 : a member of the Atfalati people

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History and Etymology for Atfalati

perhaps from Kalapooia Tfalati, from Shahaptian Twalatin, literally, river people, from wala river + tin people

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“Atfalati.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atfalati. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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