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Meaning of "Gwich'in" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GWICH'IN

Gwich'in  [ˈɡwɪtʃɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GWICH'IN

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Gwich'in is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GWICH'IN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gwich'in

Gwich'in

The Gwich’in, literally "one who dwells" or "resident of ", are a First Nations of Canada and an Alaskan Native Athabaskan people of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group who live in the northwestern part of North America, mostly above the Arctic Circle. The Gwichʼin were also known by the French name of Loucheux in historical documents, as well as the Tukudh, a term used by Anglican missionaries. Gwich’in often refer to themselves by the term Dinjii Zhuu instead of Gwich’in. Dinjii Zhuu literally translates as "Small People," but figuratively it refers to 'Indians', not just Gwich’in. The Gwich’in men are well known for their crafting of snowshoes, birchbark canoes, and the two-way sled. The women are renowned for their intricate and ornate beadwork. They also continue to make traditional caribou-skin clothing and porcupine sewing using porcupine quills, both of which are highly regarded among Gwich'in. Today the economy is mostly a mix of hunting, fishing, and seasonal wage-paying employment.

Definition of Gwich'in in the English dictionary

The definition of Gwich'in in the dictionary is a member of a North American Indian people from northwest Canada and northeast Alaska. Other definition of Gwich'in is the languge of these people.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GWICH'IN


back-kitchen
ˌbækˈkɪtʃɪn
bitchin´
ˈbɪtʃɪn
capuchin
ˈkæpjʊtʃɪn
chin
tʃɪn
Cochin
ˈkəʊtʃɪn
elshin
ˈɛlʃɪn
kitchen
ˈkɪtʃɪn
parochin
ˈpɑːrəʃɪn
shin
ʃɪn
shinne
ʃɪn
Travancore-Cochin
ˌtrævənˈkɔːˈkəʊtʃɪn
urchin
ˈɜːtʃɪn
washin
ˈwɒʃɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GWICH'IN

GWAGs
Gwalior
Gwelo
Gwent
Gweru
gwiniad
Gwyn
Gwynedd
gwyniad
gy
Gyani

WORDS THAT END LIKE GWICH'IN

admin
again
all in
all-in
at home in
Austin
Bahrain
begin
berlin
bin
brain
Britain
built-in
captain
certain
chain
contain
din
in
in the main

Synonyms and antonyms of Gwich'in in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Gwich'in» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GWICH'IN

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Translator English - Chinese

吉维克琴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gwich´in
570 millions of speakers

English

Gwich´in
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्विच´इन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Gwich´in
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гвичинов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gwich´in
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গওইচ্´ইন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gwich´in
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gwich´in
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gwich´in
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グウィチン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그 위친
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gwich´in
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gwich´in
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குவிசின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्विच´इन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gwich´in
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gwich´in
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gwich´in
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гвічінов
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gwich´in
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Γκουίτσιν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gwich´in
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gwich´in
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gwich´in
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gwich'in

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GWICH'IN»

The term «Gwich'in» is normally little used and occupies the 113.469 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GWICH'IN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gwich'in

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GWICH'IN»

Discover the use of Gwich'in in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gwich'in and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gwich'in Athabascan Implements: History, Manufacture, and ...
A long-term collaboration between anthropologist Thomas O’Brien and Athabascan elder David Salmon, this volume provides more than one hundred one-to-one sketches of a wide variety of implements, many of which are no longer commonly found ...
Thomas A. O’Brien, 2011
2
Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-'In ...
"--William Kittredge, author of "The Nature of Generosity" and "The Best Short Stories of William Kittredge" "Rick Bass, the gifted novelist and our most prolific western conservation writer, turns his keen hunter's eye to the besieged ...
Rick Bass, 2004
3
The Ladies, the Gwich'in, and the Rat: Travels on the ...
For the women, it was a liberating experience, yet Vyvyan's narrative, supported by MacLaren and LaFramboise's insightful editorial work, reveals the imperialist attitudes underlying their travels.
Lady Clara Coltman Rogers Vyvyan, I. S. MacLaren, Lisa N. LaFramboise, 1998
4
Raising Ourselves: A Gwitch'in Coming of Age Story from the ...
RAISING OURSELVES is a gritty, sobering, yet irresistible memoir filled with laughter even as generations of Gwich'in grief seeps from past to present.
Velma Wallis, 2003
5
Inuksuk: Northern Koyukon, Gwich'in and Lower Tanana 1800-1901
This is a fascinating account of their history taken from written records of the early explorers, traders and missionaries and the oral tradition of the Alaska Native peoples themselves.
Adeline Raboff, 2001
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Encyclopedia of the Arctic
Gwich'in women also had trading partners, but there are insufficient data regarding how much independent trading they did. Exogamous matrilineal clans formed the core of life for the Gwich'in at the time when EuroAmerican peoples entered ...
Mark Nuttall, 2012
7
Our Voices: Native Stories of Alaska and the Yukon
Like Hit'an inDegHit'an, Gwich'in means "dwellers of" or "people of" but a topographical or geographical term often precedes it to identify a particular group . These Athabaskan people inhabit villages along the middle Yukon River and its major ...
James Ruppert, John W. Bernet, 2001
8
The Crooked Stovepipe: Athapaskan Fiddle Music and Square ...
Named for a popular local fiddle tune, The Crooked Stovepipe is a rollicking, detailed, first-ever study of the indigenous fiddle music and social dancing enjoyed by the Gwich'in Athapaskan Indians and other tribal groups in northeast ...
Craig Mishler, 1993
9
First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous ...
The Johnson story was represented differently in RCMP and popular versions; why were the stories of Gwich'in Elders not included in the archival record? Paul Thompson states that “all history depends ultimately upon its social purpose.
Annis May Timpson, 2009
10
Cultivating Arctic Landscapes: Knowing and Managing Animals ...
5. A. Story. about. a. Muskox: Some. Implications. of. Tetlit. Gwich'in. Human- Animal. Relationships. Robert P. Wishart Introduction There is a growing body of literature in anthropology concerned with state-aboriginal relations as they centre on ...
David G. Anderson, Mark Nuttall, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GWICH'IN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gwich'in is used in the context of the following news items.
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Advocate Presents Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Film Monday
As part of Gwich'in Women Speak bike trek, Miho Aida stops by New England College in Concord to show "The Sacred Place Where Life ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
2
'Gwich'in Women' filmmaker visits
Camden — Miho Aida will present her short film, “The Sacred Place Where Life Begins — Gwich'in Women Speak,” Friday, July 17, at 4 p.m. at ... «Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald, Jul 15»
3
Educators in the Northwest Territories want to see more Indigenous …
Denise Kurszewski, a Nihtat Gwich'in, has been teaching in the north for 30 years. She's the Superintendent of Schools in the Beaufort Delta ... «APTN National News, Jul 15»
4
Western Copper and Gold and Tr'ondek Hwech'in Sign Co …
... Traditional Territory for millennia, and a diverse mix of families descended from Gwich'in, Northern Tutchone and other language groups. «Canadian Mining Journal, Jul 15»
5
Imperial Oil, ConocoPhillips stop funding Inuvik arts festival
Aboriginal organizations like the Gwich'in Tribal Council and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation have also pulled funding for the festival but ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
6
An Alaskan wildlife refuge deserves our protection
In fact, the Native Gwich'in people refer to it as just that: the "sacred place where life begins." For centuries, it has been vital to Native culture ... «High Country News, Jun 15»
7
The Arctic's Human Voice
Today, six indigenous groups serve as Permanent Participants: the Arctic Athabaskan Council, the Aleut International Association, the Gwich'in ... «Harvard Political Review, Jun 15»
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We know it's not McKinley, but is Denali the right name for our …
In addition, there were two Gwich'in teenagers Esaias George and John Fredson as camp managers. Fredson was from Venetie and became ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»
9
Alaska Native knowledge merges with modern research to help …
In 1932, Cornelius Osgood, a Yale University anthropologist, came to Alaska to study the Gwich'in, then known as the Kutchin. My grandfather ... «Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Jun 15»
10
Arctic Indigenous Leaders Urge Cooperation Over Conflict in Far North
Peter, who's also a vice chancellor of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, represented the Gwich'in at the Arctic Council's April meeting in ... «KUAC, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gwich'in [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gwichin>. Dec 2022 ».
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