Definition of Amerindian language
1. Noun. Any of the languages spoken by Amerindians.
Generic synonyms: Natural Language, Tongue
Specialized synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquian Language, Algonquin, Atakapa, Atakapan, Attacapa, Attacapan, Athabascan, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan, Athapaskan Language, Muskhogean, Muskhogean Language, Muskogean, Muskogean Language, Na-dene, Mosan, Caddo, Caddoan, Caddoan Language, Iroquoian, Iroquoian Language, Iroquois, Kechua, Kechuan, Quechua, Quechuan, Quechuan Language, Maracan Language, Maraco, Tupi-guarani, Tupi-guarani Language, Arawak, Arawakan, Carib, Caribbean Language, Uto-aztecan, Uto-aztecan Language, Maya, Mayan, Mayan Language, Siouan, Siouan Language, Tanoan, Tanoan Language, Hoka, Hokan, Penutian
Derivative terms: Amerind
Lexicographical Neighbors of Amerindian Language
Literary usage of Amerindian language
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cruising the Mexican Riviera & Baja: A Guide to the Ships & the Ports of Call by Larry Ludmer (2005)
"However, there are about 50 native dialects in several major amerindian language groups. For some this dialect is a second language, but the remote parts of ..."
2. Zuñi Folk Tales by Frank Hamilton Cushing (1901)
"Death itself is the result of necromancy practiced by bad men or angry gods. In every amerindian language there is a term to express this magical power. ..."