Salishan languages

2017-07-27T22:42:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Halkomelem, North Straits Salish language, Squamish language, Lower Chehalis language, Twana language, Lushootseed language, Lillooet language, Tillamook language, Sechelt language, Salish-Spokane-Kalispel language, Comox language, Columbia-Moses language, Cowlitz language, Coeur d'Alene language, Klallam language, Nooksack language, Okanagan language, Quinault language, Shuswap language, Thompson language, Upper Chehalis language, Saanich dialect, Nuxalk language, Lummi dialect flashcards Salishan languages
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  • Halkomelem
    Halkomelem /hɒlkəˈmeɪləm/ (Halq̓eméylem in the Upriver dialect, Hul̓q̓umín̓um̓ in the Island dialect, and hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ in the Downriver dialect) is a language of various First Nations peoples in British Columbia, ranging from southeastern Vancouver Island from the west shore of Saanich Inlet northward beyond Gabriola Island and Nanaimo to Nanoose Bay and including the Lower Mainland from the Fraser River Delta upriver to Harrison Lake and the lower boundary of the Fraser Canyon.
  • North Straits Salish language
    North Straits Salish is a Salish language which includes the dialects of * Lummi (AKA Xwlemiʼchosen, xʷləmiʔčósən) (†) * Saanich (AKA SENĆOŦEN, sənčáθən, sénəčqən) * Samish (AKA Siʔneməš) (†) * Semiahmoo (SEMYOME) (AKA Tah-tu-lo) (†) * T'sou-ke or Sooke (AKA Tʼsou-ke, c̓awk) (†) * Songhees (AKA Lək̓ʷəŋín̓əŋ or Lekwungen or Songish), three speakers (2011) Although they are mutually intelligible, each dialect is traditionally referred to as if it were a separate language, and there is no native term to encompass them all.
  • Squamish language
    Squamish /ˈskwɔːmɪʃ/ (Squamish Sḵwx̱wú7mesh snichim [sqʷχʷuʔməʃ snit͡ʃim], snichim meaning "language") is a Coast Salish language spoken by the Squamish people of southwestern British Columbia, Canada, centred on their reserve communities in Squamish, North Vancouver, and West Vancouver.
  • Lower Chehalis language
    Lower Chehalis (Łəw̓ál̕məš) is a member of the Tsamosan (or Olympic Peninsula) branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages.
  • Twana language
    The Twana language, also known as Skokomish from one of the tribes that spoke it, belongs to the Salishan family of Native American languages.
  • Lushootseed language
    Lushootseed (also: xʷəlšucid, dxʷləšúcid, Puget Salish, Puget Sound Salish or Skagit-Nisqually) is the language or dialect continuum of several Salish Native American tribes of modern-day Washington state.
  • Lillooet language
    Lillooet /ˈlɪloʊɛt/, also known as St’át’imcets (Lillooet: St’át’imcets [ˈst͡ɬʼæt͡ɬʼemxət͡ʃ]), is the Interior Salishan language of the St’át’imc, spoken in southern British Columbia, Canada, around the middle Fraser and Lillooet Rivers.
  • Tillamook language
    Tillamook is an extinct Salishan language, formerly spoken by the Tillamook people in northwestern Oregon, United States.
  • Sechelt language
    The Sechelt language, Sháshíshálh or Shashishalhem (/ʃáʃíʃáɬəm/), is a Coast Salish language spoken by the Shishalh (Sechelt) people of southwestern British Columbia, Canada, centred on their reserve communities in the Sechelt Peninsula area of the Sunshine Coast.
  • Salish-Spokane-Kalispel language
    The Salish or Séliš language /ˈseɪlɪʃ/, also known as Kalispel–Pend d'oreille, Kalispel–Spokane–Flathead, or, to distinguish it from the Salish language family to which it gave its name, Montana Salish, is a Salishan language spoken (as of 2005) by about 64 elders of the Flathead Nation in north-central Montana and of the Kalispel Indian Reservation in northeastern Washington state, and by another 50 elders (as of 2000) of the Spokane Indian Reservation of Washington.
  • Comox language
    Comox, also known as K'omoks, Sliammon, ɬəʔamɛn and Ayeahjuthum, is a Coast Salish language historically spoken in the northern Georgia Strait region, spanning the east coast of Vancouver Island and the northern Sunshine Coast and adjoining inlets and islands.
  • Columbia-Moses language
    Columbia-Moses, or Columbia-Wenatchi, is a Southern Interior Salish language, also known as Nxaảmxcín.
  • Cowlitz language
    The Cowlitz language is a member of the Tsamosan branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages.
  • Coeur d'Alene language
    Coeur d'Alene (Cœur d'Alène, snchitsu'umshtsn) is a Salishan language.
  • Klallam language
    Klallam or Clallam (native name: nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əmúcən) was a Straits Salishan language that was traditionally spoken by the Klallam peoples at Becher Bay on Vancouver Island in British Columbia and across the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington.
  • Nooksack language
    The Nooksack language (Lhéchalosem) is a Coast Salish language spoken by the Nooksack people of northwestern Washington State in the United States, centered in Whatcom County.
  • Okanagan language
    Okanagan, or Colville-Okanagan, is a Salish language which arose among the indigenous peoples of the southern Interior Plateau region based primarily in the Okanagan River Basin and the Columbia River Basin in pre-colonial times in Canada and the United States.
  • Quinault language
    Quinault (Kʷínaył) is a member of the Tsamosan (Olympic) branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages.
  • Shuswap language
    The Shuswap language (/ˈʃuːʃwɑːp/; Shuswap: Secwepemctsín [ʃəxwəpəmxˈtʃin]) is the traditional language of the Shuswap people (Shuswap: Secwépemc [ʃəˈxwɛpəmx]) of British Columbia.
  • Thompson language
    The Thompson language, properly known as Nlaka'pamuctsin AKA the Nlaka'pamux ('Nthlakampx') language, is an Interior Salishan language spoken in the Fraser Canyon, Thompson Canyon, Nicola Country of the Canadian province of British Columbia, and also (historically) in the North Cascades region of Whatcom and Chelan counties of the state of Washington in the United States.
  • Upper Chehalis language
    Upper Chehalis (Q̉ʷay̓áyiłq̉) is a member of the Tsamosan (Olympic) branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages.
  • Saanich dialect
    Saanich (also Sənčaθən, written as SENĆOŦEN in Saanich orthography) is the language of the First Nations Saanich people.
  • Nuxalk language
    Nuxalk /ˈnuːhɒlk/, also known as Bella Coola /ˈbɛlə ˈkuːlə/, is a Salishan language spoken by the Nuxalk people.
  • Lummi dialect
    Lummi (Xwlemi Chosen, IPA: [xʷləmi tʃɔsən]) is a dialect of the North Straits Salish language traditionally spoken by the Lummi people of northwest Washington, in the United States.