adjective see Eskimo

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  • Eskimoan — See Eskimo. * * * …   Universalium

  • eskimoan — es·ki·mo·an …   English syllables

  • Eskimoan — /ɛskəˈmoʊən/ (say eskuh mohuhn), /ɛskɪ / (say eski ) adjective 1. of or relating to the Inuit people (Eskimos) or their language. –noun 2. a linguistic stock including Eskimo and Aleut. Also, Eskimauan …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Es|ki|mau|an — «EHS kuh MOH uhn», adjective, noun. = Eskimoan. (Cf. ↑Eskimoan) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eskimo — noun Etymology: obsolete Esquimawe, probably from Spanish esquimao, from Montagnais (Algonquian language of eastern Canada) aiachkime8 Micmac, Eskimo; probably akin to modern Montagnais assime•w she laces a snowshoe, Ojibwa aškime• Date: 1584 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eskimo-Aleut languages — Infobox Language family name=Eskimo Aleut altname=Eskaleut region=American Arctic, east Siberia familycolor=American family=Eskimo Aleut child1=Aleut child2=Eskimo map caption=Eskimo Aleut languages spoken in United States, Canada and… …   Wikipedia

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