[pee-muh n]


any of various groupings of Uto-Aztecan languages, of varying degrees of inclusiveness, comprising Pima and its closest relatives.


pertaining or belonging to such a language grouping.
of or relating to the Pima or their language.

Origin of Piman

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Historical Examples of piman

  • Now, indeed, were they sure that they had chanced upon the trail to the Piman village.

    The Mucker

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • The old woman stood screaming in Piman at the top of her lungs.

    The Mucker

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • And here appears Eeeetoy, the most active and mysterious personality in Piman mythology.

    Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights

    J. William Lloyd

  • No one had chanced to mention that Miguel, the peaceful Piman, had any claims on famous antecedents.

    The Treasure Trail

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • Jose was a Piman, and she immediately connected Jose with the perpetration, or at least the planning of her abduction.

    The Mucker

    Edgar Rice Burroughs