Definitions

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  • noun Any of the indigenous inhabitants of the area they refer to as Nitaskinan ("Our Land") in Saint-Maurice, Quebec.
  • proper noun Their language, part of the Cree subgroup of Algonquian.

Etymologies

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Literally whitefish; recorded as Atikamegouékhi in early documents.

Examples

  • (Uganda) [to a person who is working] Eyalama aswam Ateso (Uganda) [answer by a working person] Ebo nakonda Atikamekw (Montreal and Quebec Canada) Kwei Atuona (Marquesas Islands) Ka oha [Aukan, see Ndjuka] [Austrian, see German (Austria)] Awabakal (Australia) Ella Awabakal

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