[ tuh-kel-muh ]
/ təˈkɛl mə /
a member of a North American Indian people of southwestern Oregon, extinct since the early 20th century.
the Penutian language of the Takelma.
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Example sentences from the Web for Takelma
Another type of function is illustrated by the Takelma forms hel “song,” with falling pitch, but hel “sing!”Language|Edward Sapir