Definition of Karok

1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people of the Klamath river valley in northern California.

Generic synonyms: Hoka, Hokan



2. Noun. The Quoratean language of the Karok.
Generic synonyms: Quoratean

Definition of Karok

1. Proper noun. A Native American tribe of Northwestern California. ¹

2. Proper noun. A member of this tribe. ¹

3. Proper noun. The Hokan language of these people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Karok

Karlsson
Karlyn
Karm
Karmathian
Karmathians
Karmatian
Karmatians
Karmen unit
Karnack
Karnataka
Karnaugh map
Karnic
Karnofsky scale
Karnofsky score
Karo Batak
Karok (current term)
Karol Wojtyla
Karoo
Karpathos
Karpov
Kars
Karsavina
Karst
Kartagener's syndrome
Kartagener's triad
Kartagener syndrome
Kartik
Kartikeya
Karttika
Karttikeya

Literary usage of Karok

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katharine Berry Judson (1912)
"THE THEFT OF FIRE Karok (near Klamath River, Cal.) THERE was no fire on earth and ... Lion was nearest the Fire Land, and Frog was nearest the Karok land. ..."

2. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 2/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"Salmon г., а tributary of the Klamath, was not Karok territory except for ... While the Karok language is fundamentally different from the languages of the ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The language of the Karok is distinct from that of the other tribes by which they are surrounded; but the Karok have been so long in contact with the other ..."

4. The Folk-lore Record by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1882)
"Then the Karok were sore disturbed in those days for lack of food, ... But the coyote befriended the Karok, and helped them, and took it on himself to bring ..."

5. Tribes of California by Stephen Powers (1877)
"Both Karok and Yurok plant their feet in walking nearly as broadly as Americans. They have the same tattooing and much the same customs as their up-river ..."

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