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Numic

[ nuhm-ik ]
/ ˈnʌm ɪk /
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noun

a branch of the Uto-Aztecan family of languages including Northern Paiute, Shoshone, Comanche, Southern Paiute, Ute, and others.

adjective

of or relating to the Numic languages.

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Origin of Numic

Coined from nɨmɨ person (in several Numic languages) + -ic
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