Definition of Tsimshian

1. Noun. A member of a Penutian people who lived on rivers and a sound in British Columbia.

Generic synonyms: Penutian



2. Noun. A Penutian language spoken by the Tsimshian.
Generic synonyms: Penutian

Definition of Tsimshian

1. Proper noun. a Native American people who inhabited the coastal waters of western British Columbia and southeast Alaska. ¹

2. Proper noun. the Penutian language of this people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tsimshian

Trypanosoma rhodesiense
Trypanosoma simiae
Trypanosoma suis
Trypanosoma theileri
Trypanosoma triatomae
Trypanosoma ugandense
Trypetidae
Tryphena
Três Lagoas
Tsakhur
Tsakonian
Tsaritsyn
Tshiluba
Tsimané
Tsimshian (current term)
Tsinandali
Tsingtao
Tskhinval
Tskhinvali
Tsonga
Tsongdu
Tsopk
Tsou
Tsouic
Tsu
Tsu T'ina
Tsuga
Tsuga canadensis
Tsuga caroliniana

Literary usage of Tsimshian

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1. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"Cornell University Tsimshian MYTHOLOGY. Thirty-first Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Smithsonian Institute, 1909-1910. By Franz Boas. ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1897)
"The Tsimshian Indians form one of the most important stocks of the Northwest. They live in villages on the Nass and Skeena rivers and adjacent islands, ..."

3. A Supplement to A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in by Daythal Kendall, John F. Freeman (1982)
"[137] Tsimshian (Penutian) TLINGIT (Na-Dene) 4849. DE LAGUNA, FREDERICA. ... DUNN, JOHN A. Linguistic and demographic history of the Coast Tsimshian; ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1897)
"The Tsimshian Indians form one of the most important stocks ofthe Northwest. They live in villages on the Nass and Skeena rivers and adjacent islands, ..."

5. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1905)
"Linguistically, Haida and Tlingit are quite distinct from Tsimshian. ... The first two have no reduplication, while Tsimshian abounds in reduplication. ..."

6. Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada by University of Toronto (1904)
"Dr. Boas's Tsimshian Texts contains material collected at ... The condition of society among the Tsimshian Indians are such as to give rise to several ..."

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