- a member of a Pueblo Indian people of northern Arizona.
- a Uto-Aztecan language, the language of the Hopi Indians.
Origin of Hopi
Examples from the Web for hopi
Historical Examples of hopi
We ascribed this wall, however, to the ancestors of the Moki (Hopi).A Canyon Voyage
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Remember the sacred bull of Egypt and the snake-dance of the Hopi.The Tyranny of the Dark
The object of this rite is the fructification of all seeds known to the Hopi.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
Oraibi is the most western and conservative of the Hopi villages.
Not to be strong is to be a bad Hopi, and to be a bad Hopi is to court the disfavor of the gods.
- plural -pis or -pi a member of a North American Indian people of NE Arizona
- the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
Word Origin for Hopi
Pueblo people of the U.S. southwest, from Pueblo hopi, literally "well-mannered, civilized."