[ aht-nuh ]
/ ˈɑt nə /
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noun, plural Aht·nas, (especially collectively) Aht·na for 1.
a member of a group of Indians inhabiting the Copper River Valley in southeastern Alaska.
the Athabaskan language of the Ahtna.
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Also Ah·te·na [aht-n-uh, aht-nuh], /ˈɑt n ə, ˈɑt nə/, At·na [aht-nuh] /ˈɑt nə/ .
Origin of Ahtna
First recorded in 1875–80; from Russian Atna a name for the Copper River, from Ahtna ʔatnaʔ the lower Copper River (placename of obscure origin)
Words nearby Ahtna
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