Haida meaning

hīdə
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A member of a Native American people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, Canada, and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
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Any or all of the language varieties spoken by the Haida.
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A member of a North American Indian people living mainly on islands of British Columbia and Alaska.
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The language of this people, of uncertain relationship but thought by some scholars to be distantly related to Tlingit and the Athabaskan languages.
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Of the Haidas or their language or culture.
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An indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, living primarily in British Columbia and Alaska.
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The indigenous language of this people.
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Origin of haida

  • Haida ḥà·t'e·, ḥà·de· the people from ḥà·ta·, ḥà·da· to be human

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition