Dogrib

Word Origin for Dogrib

from Dogrib Thlingchadinne, dog's flank, referring to the people's belief that they are descended from a dog
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Historical Examples of dogrib

  • Moreover, they were not what he expected to hear from the lips of a Dogrib.

    The Walrus Hunters

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Now at that moment three young Dogrib braves chanced to be passing under the window, which was about seven feet from the ground.

    The Walrus Hunters

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • We need hardly say, after this, that those Dogrib Indians spent an excited and agreeable evening with the fur-traders.

    The Walrus Hunters

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Doocheek was present and heard the question, but of course did not understand it, as it was put in the Dogrib tongue.

    The Walrus Hunters

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • That evening Nootka begged her brother to give her a lesson in the Dogrib language.

    The Walrus Hunters

    R.M. Ballantyne