Penutian

  • (noun): A family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California.
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Some articles on penutian:

Plateau Penutian Languages - History
... Plateau Penutian as originally proposed was one branch of the hypothetical Penutian phylum as proposed by Edward Sapir ... Thus, the status of Cayuse within Penutian (or any other genealogical relation for that matter) may very well forever remain unclassified ... rather convincing evidence to include Molala within Plateau Penutian ...
Classification Schemes For Indigenous Languages Of The Americas - North America - Sapir (1929): Encyclopædia Britannica
... into only 6 families Eskimo–Aleut, Algonkin–Wakashan, Nadene, Penutian, Hokan–Siouan, and Aztec–Tanoan ... Penutian 1 ... Californian Penutian (1) Miwok-Costanoan (2) Yokuts (3) Maidu (4) Wintun 2 ...
Penutian Languages
... Penutian is a proposed grouping of language families that includes many Native American languages of western North America, predominantly spoken at one time in Washington ... The existence of a Penutian stock or phylum has been the subject of debate among specialists ... Consensus was reached at a 1994 workshop on Comparative Penutian at the University of Oregon that the families within the proposed phylum's California, Oregon, Plateau, and Chinookan clusters ...
Maiduan Languages - Genetic Relations
... Maiduan is often considered in various Penutian phylum proposals ... It was one of the original members of California Penutian (the Penutian "core") ...
Classification Schemes For Indigenous Languages Of The Americas - All of The Americas - Greenberg (1960, 1987)
... Almosan Algic Kutenai Mosan Wakashan Salish Chimakuan Caddoan Keres Siouan Iroquoian Penutian California Penutian Maidu Miwok–Costanoan Wintun Yokuts Chinook Mexican Penutian (=Macro-Mayan ...

More definitions of "Penutian":

  • (noun): A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages.