Salish
noun Etymology: Flathead dialect of Interior Salish séliš, a self-designation Date: 1831 1. a group of American Indian peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern United States 2. the family of languages spoken by the Salish peoples • Salishan adjective or noun

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  • SALISH — Groupe de tribus indiennes d’Amérique du Nord qui parlent des langues voisines, appartenant toutes à la famille linguistique salish. Vivant en Colombie britannique, dans le nord de l’État de Washington et de l’Idaho et dans l’ouest du Montana, on …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Salish — bezeichnet: den ursprünglichen Namen der Flathead Indianer, siehe Flathead (Volk) eine Sprachgruppe, denen auch die Flathead angehören, sowie einige Untergruppierungen und Einzelsprachen, siehe Salish Sprachen Binnen Salish Küsten Salish Northern …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salish — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los Salish son un grupo de tribus originarias del territorio que actualmente ocupa la llamada Columbia británica, que se ubican en Canadá y el estado de Washington en Estados Unidos. Véase también Lenguas salish… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Salish — [sā′lish] n. [Salish sälst, people ] 1. Salish a member of a group of North American Indian peoples of NW North America 2. a) any of the languages of these peoples b) these languages as a group; Salishan adj. of the Salish, their language group,… …   English World dictionary

  • Salish —   [ seɪlɪʃ], Gruppe sprachverwandter nordamerikanischer Indianer in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho und Montana; gehören kulturell zu den Plateau Indianern (Binnen Salish: Flathead, Spokane, Shuswap u. a.) und den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Salish — Salish, Indianervolk, s. Selisch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Salish — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Salish (homonymie). Les territoires Salish au Canada et aux États Unis Le terme salish (on trouve parfois en français l orthographe « …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Salish — /say lish/, n. a member of any of various North American Indian peoples speaking a Salishan language. [ < Southern Interior Salish séliš Flatheads] * * * ▪ people  linguistic grouping of North American Indian tribes speaking related languages and …   Universalium

  • salish — altselish o salish/alt ► adjetivo sustantivo de género común ETNOGRAFÍA Díc. del individuo perteneciente a un importante conjun to de tribus extendidas por el NO de E.U.A. Los selish levantaban sus casas sobre plataformas y practicaban la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Salish — /ˈseɪlɪʃ/ (say saylish) noun 1. the eponymous Native American people of the Salishan speech stock, formerly living in Montana, often called Flatheads by surrounding peoples. 2. (plural Salish) a member of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating …   Australian English dictionary

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