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Meaning of "Maliseet" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MALISEET

From Micmac malisiit one speaking an incomprehensible language.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MALISEET

Maliseet  [ˈmælɪˌsiːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MALISEET

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Maliseet 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 MALISEET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Maliseet

Maliseet

The Wolastoqiyik, or Maliseet, are an Algonquian-speaking Native American/First Nations/Aboriginal people of the Wabanaki Confederacy. They are the Indigenous people of the Saint John River valley and its tributaries, crossing the borders of New Brunswick and Quebec in Canada, and Maine in the United States. Today Maliseet people have also migrated to other parts of the world. The Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians are the federally recognized tribe of Maliseet people in the United States.

Definition of Maliseet in the English dictionary

The definition of Maliseet in the dictionary is a member of a Native Canadian people of New Brunswick and E Quebec. Other definition of Maliseet is the Algonquian language of this people.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MALISEET


actinomycete
ˌæktɪnəʊmaɪˈsiːt
ammocete
ˈæməˌsiːt
ammocoete
ˈæməˌsiːt
backseat
ˈbæksiːt
basidiomycete
bæˌsɪdɪəʊmaɪˈsiːt
cete
siːt
conceit
kənˈsiːt
deceit
dɪˈsiːt
facete
fəˈsiːt
loveseat
ˈlʌvˌsiːt
mysticete
ˈmɪstɪˌsiːt
odontocete
ɒˈdɒntəˌsiːt
receipt
rɪˈsiːt
reseat
riːˈsiːt
ruckseat
ˈrʌkˌsiːt
seat
siːt
unseat
ʌnˈsiːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MALISEET

Malinke
Malinowski
malism
malison
malkin
mall
mall rat
mallam
mallanders
mallard
mallcore
Malle

WORDS THAT END LIKE MALISEET

balance sheet
discreet
feet
fleet
greet
High Street
high-street
Main Street
man in the street
meet
retweet
sheet
spreadsheet
street
sweet
the High Street
to be a one-way street
tweet
Wall Street
worksheet

Synonyms and antonyms of Maliseet in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Maliseet» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MALISEET

Find out the translation of Maliseet to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Maliseet from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Maliseet» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Maliseet
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Maliseet
570 millions of speakers

English

Maliseet
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Maliseet
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Maliseet
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Maliseet
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Maliseet
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Maliseet
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Malécites
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Maliseet
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Maliseet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Maliseet
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Maliseet
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Malesiet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Maliseet
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Maliseet
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Maliseet
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Maliseet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Maliseet
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Maliseet
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Maliseet
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Maliseet
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Maliseet
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Maliseet
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Maliseet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Maliseet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Maliseet

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MALISEET»

The term «Maliseet» is normally little used and occupies the 129.351 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MALISEET» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Maliseet» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Maliseet» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MALISEET»

Discover the use of Maliseet in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Maliseet and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Maliseet Vocabulary;
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Montague Chamberlain, 2012
2
Defying Maliseet Language Death: Emergent Vitalities of ...
This timely volume joins the dual issues of language survival and indigenous identity to present a unique perspective on the place of language within culture.
Bernard C. Perley, 2011
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Tales from Maliseet Country: The Maliseet Texts of Karl V. ...
The volume is also the first to provide full phonemic transcriptions, including the notation of accentual contrasts, of the Maliseet tales. An authoritative introduction provides a guide to interpreting the texts.
Philip S. LeSourd, 2009
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A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples
Maliseet (`Mal a set), or Malicite, probably a Micmac word for "lazy speakers" or " broken talkers." The tribe may have derived from people of Pas- samaquoddy ( maritime) and Natick (inland) extraction. Together with the Passamaquoddy they  ...
Barry Pritzker, 2000
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Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Cultural Ancestral Material
Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Cultural Ancestral Material has been designed to provide images and basic information on Mi'kmaq and Maliseet artifacts held in the collections of the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Augustine, Stephen J. (Stephen Joseph), 2005
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A Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Dictionary: Peskotomuhkati ...
This unprecedented book is, in many ways, more than a dictionary.
David Anthony Francis, Robert M. Leavitt, 2008
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Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
The Maliseet, or Malecite, an Algonquian people, once located their wigwams along the St. John River in what now is New Brunswick, Canada, as well as in territory that is now the northeastern corner of Maine (see NORTHEAST INDIANS ).
Carl Waldman, 2009
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The Anthropology of Extinction: Essays on Culture and ...
COLLATERAL EXTINCTIONS IN MALISEET LANGUAGE DEATH Bernard C. Perley Face-to-Face with Oblivion In the summer of 1994 a meeting was organized to gather support for a Maliseet language immersion program for the Tobique ...
Genese Marie Sodikoff, 2012
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The Micmac Indians of Eastern Canada
Maliseet means "corrupted speech." 3 In 1911 no information could be obtained regarding a league or alliance with Maliseet, and only one tale (Tale 124) refers to a joint war expedition. In this story three Maliseet join two Micmac against ...
Wilson D. Wallis, Ruth Sawtell Wallis, 1955
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Maliseet: Maliseet People, St. Mary's First Nation, Wabanaki ...
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
General Books LLC, LLC Books, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MALISEET»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Maliseet is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Stolen Children of Maine: Native Wabanaki Seek Truth …
(The non-voting Maliseet representative will remain, and the Micmac do not have a representative.) In April, Gov. Paul LePage had rescinded ... «In These Times, Jul 15»
2
Scapegoating Cornwallis: Who are we to judge history?
John Gyles was captured in present-day Maine in 1689 by Maliseet warriors and kept prisoner for nine years in today's New Brunswick. «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jul 15»
3
Maine Lawmakers to Review Casino Bills in 2016
Henry John Bear, member of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, LD 1446 calls for the construction of a casino in Aroostook County or ... «Casino News Daily, Jul 15»
4
Art this week
In this exhibit, Maliseet silversmith and artist Shane Perley-Dutcher from the Tobique nation in New Brunswick presents Likcihikon Tisserand ... «Cult MTL, Jul 15»
5
We shouldn't use the R-word, unless it's Red Skin Potatoes
In an April 17 article in this newspaper, Doug Harlow wrote, “Representatives of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Micmac tribes ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
6
Sisson mine public consultation nears end
Several First Nations representatives also spoke about how the mine would destroy land on Maliseet territory. The project is expected to create ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
7
St. John River assessed in new Watershed Reports
... linked with traditional uses, with the St. John being known as the Wolastoq, the “good and bountiful river” by the Wolastoqiyik, or the Maliseet. «WWF-Canada Blog, Jul 15»
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Reports of Interest
The waters of the St. Lawrence are vital to the livelihoods of the Innu, Mi'kmaq and Maliseet nations and should be protected, they told a news ... «Turtle Island News, Jul 15»
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Innu, Maliseet And Mi'gmaq Nations Demand Federal Political …
MONTRÉAL, July 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - With Québec proposing to open the Gulf of St. Lawrence to oil and gas exploration, chiefs from the ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 15»
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Five stories in the news today, July 8
Chiefs from the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, who are in Montreal for the Assembly of First Nations meeting, will demand that federal ... «660 News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Maliseet [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/maliseet>. Jul 2019 ».
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