Definition of Shoshonian

1. Noun. A subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoshonian

Shope papilloma
Shope papilloma virus
Shor
Shor's algorithm
Shore
Shorea
Shorea teysmanniana
Short's aster
Short-eared Dog
Shortia galacifolia
Shoshone
Shoshonean
Shoshonean language
Shoshones
Shoshoni
Shoshonian
Shoshonian language
Shostakovich
Shotokan
Shover
Show Me State
ShpII metalloprotease
ShpI metalloprotease
Shraddha
Shrapnell
Shrapnell's membrane
Shravas
Shreveport
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury cake

Literary usage of Shoshonian

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1. The American Race: A Linguistic Classification and Ethnographic Description by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1891)
"According to the census figures of the governments of the United States and Mexico for 1880, the numbers were as follows:* shoshonian group, including Pimas ..."

2. The American Race: A Linguistic Classification and Ethnographic Description by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1901)
"According to the census figures of the governments of the United States and Mexico for 1880, the numbers were as follows : * shoshonian group, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Dialects of Athabaskan, shoshonian and Yuman also occur within the Californian ... Some employ reduplication with great frequency, like certain shoshonian ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The and :-- tenor basin is the characteristic area of the great shoshonian «cock, here seen at its lowest level, but advancing with the Pi ma n and other ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1886)
"A great deal of friendship is also manifested between the Kawi'a and the Panamint Indians (who are also of the shoshonian linguistic family). ..."

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