[ 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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Examples 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