Definition of Siouan language
1. Noun. A family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux.
Generic synonyms: American Indian, American-indian Language, Amerind, Amerindian Language, Indian
Specialized synonyms: Biloxi, Catawba, Chiwere, Crow, Dakota, Dhegiha, Gros Ventre, Hidatsa, Hunkpapa, Ofo, Ogalala, Oglala, Santee, Tutelo, Winnebago
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siouan Language
Literary usage of Siouan language
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1. Early Bibles of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Bibles Published in by John Wright (1894)
""The publications in the siouan language," says Mr. Pilling,1 "cover perhaps a ... The first volume in the siouan language was a translation of the Rev. ..."
2. Chinook texts by Franz Boas (1894)
"Horatio Hale, to whom belongs the credit of first discovering a siouan language on the Atlantic coast, noted the evidences that the Tutelo language was ..."
3. North American Indians of the Plains by Clark Wissler (1920)
"siouan language Assiniboin Mandan Crow Missouri Dakota Omaha Hidatsa Osage Iowa Oto Kansa Ponca Algonkian Language Arapaho Gros Ventre Blackfoot Plains-Cree ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
""Bibliography of the Eskimo Language," by J. 0. Pilling. Pp. v-115. Washington, 1887. 6. " Bibliography of the siouan language," by J. 0. Pilling. Pp. v-87. ..."