Taracahitian

adjective
Tara·​ca·​hi·​tian | \ ¦tarəkə¦hēshən \

Definition of Taracahitian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Taracahitian peoples or their languages

Taracahitian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Taracahitian (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a group of peoples of Mexico including the Acaxee, Baciroa, Cahita, Concho, Cora, Opata, and Tarahumara
b : a member of any of the peoples of the Taracahitian group
2 : a language family comprising the languages of the Taracahitian peoples

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History and Etymology for Taracahitian

Adjective

Tarahumara + Cahita + English -an (adjective suffix)

Noun

Tarahumara + Cahita + English -an (noun suffix)

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“Taracahitian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taracahitian. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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