Palaihnihan

noun

Pa·​laih·​ni·​han
pəˈlīnəhən
plural Palaihnihan or Palaihnihans
1
a
: a Shasta people of northeastern California
b
: a member of such people
2
: a subdivision of the Shastan language family comprising Achomawi and Atsugewi

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“Palaihnihan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palaihnihan. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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