[ noot-kuh, noot- ]
/ ˈnut kə, ˈnʊt- /
noun, plural Noot·kas, (especially collectively) Noot·ka for 2.
a Wakashan language spoken in SW Canada on the western coast of Vancouver Island.
a member of an Indian people of Washington and Vancouver Island speaking this language.
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Words nearby Nootka
, Nootka fir
, Nootka Sound
, no pain, no gain
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How to use Nootka in a sentence
What immeasurable interval between it and the prayer of the Nootka Indian on preparing for war!
There she anchored before a large Nootka Indian village, called Newity.
These houses are sometimes 40 by 100 feet in the Nootka and Salish regions, and are occupied by a number of families.
In Nootka we have an unusually large number of derivational affixes (expressing concepts of group II).
British Dictionary definitions for Nootka
plural -ka or -kas a member of a North American Indian people living in British Columbia and Vancouver Island
the language of this people, belonging to the Wakashan family
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