Sahaptin

noun Sa·hap·tin \ sə-ˈhap-tən \

Definition of Sahaptin

: a language spoken in a number of dialects by American Indian peoples (such as the Yakama) of the interior of northern Oregon and southern Washington; also : a member of a Sahaptin-speaking people

Origin and Etymology of sahaptin

Salish (Columbia River dialects) sḥáptnəχʷ Nez Percé


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