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Meaning of "Tlingit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TLINGIT

Tlingit  [ˈtlɪŋɡɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TLINGIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tlingit 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 TLINGIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tlingit

Tlingit

The Tlingit are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Their name for themselves is Lingít, meaning "People of the Tides". The Russian name Koloshi or the related German name Koulischen may be encountered referring to the people in older historical literature, such as Shelikhov's 1796 map of Russian America. The Tlingit are a matrilineal society that developed in the temperate rainforest of the southeast Alaska coast and the Alexander Archipelago. The Tlingit maintained a complex hunter-gatherer culture based on semi-sedentary management of fisheries. An inland group, known as the Inland Tlingit, inhabits the far northwestern part of the province of British Columbia and the southern Yukon Territory in Canada.

Definition of Tlingit in the English dictionary

The definition of Tlingit in the dictionary is -gits, -git. a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting S Alaska and N British Columbia. Other definition of Tlingit is the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TLINGIT


agate
ˈæɡɪt
aggregate
ˈæɡrɪɡɪt
baggit
ˈbæɡɪt
drugget
ˈdrʌɡɪt
frigate
ˈfrɪɡɪt
garget
ˈɡɑːɡɪt
git
ɡɪt
Harrogate
ˈhærəɡɪt
hogget
ˈhɒɡɪt
legate
ˈlɛɡɪt
Newgate
ˈnjuːɡɪt
nontarget
ˈnɒnˌtɑːɡɪt
nugget
ˈnʌɡɪt
profligate
ˈprɒflɪɡɪt
Reigate
ˈraɪɡɪt
retarget
ˌriːˈtɑːɡɪt
ringgit
ˈrɪŋɡɪt
surrogate
ˈsʌrəɡɪt
target
ˈtɑːɡɪt
unijugate
ˌjuːnɪˈdʒuːɡɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TLINGIT

Tjirebon
tk
TKO
Tl
TLA
Tlaxcala
TLC
Tlemcen
TLS
tm
tmesis
TMI
TMO
TMS
TMT
TMV
tn
tng
TNT

WORDS THAT END LIKE TLINGIT

a bit
benefit
binary digit
bit
check digit
circuit
credit
cut it
Detroit
digit
dit
double-digit
edit
elegit
exclusive OR circuit
exit
giggit
legit
tempus fugit
triple-digit

Synonyms and antonyms of Tlingit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Tlingit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TLINGIT

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

Translator English - Chinese

特里吉特
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Tlingit
570 millions of speakers

English

Tlingit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ट्लिंगिट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التلينغيتية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тлинкиты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tlingit
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ত্লিঙ্গিট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tlingit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tlingit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tlingit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トリンギット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

틀 링깃 족어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tlingit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tlingit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிலிங்கிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्लागिट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tlingit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tlingit
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tlingit
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тлінкіти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tlingit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τλίνγκιτ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Tlingit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tlingit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tlingit
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Tlingit

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TLINGIT»

The term «Tlingit» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.927 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TLINGIT» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TLINGIT»

Discover the use of Tlingit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Tlingit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Tlingit Indians
Lieutenant George Thornton Emmons, United States Navy, was stationed in Alaska during the 1880s and 1890s, a time when the Navy was largely responsible for law and stability in the territory.
George Thornton Emmons, Frederica De Laguna, 1991
2
Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives
Narratives tell of the origin of social and spiritual concepts and explain complex relationships. Text in Tlingit with English translation on the opposite page. Includes biographies of the narrators. Also extensive introduction and notes.
Nora Dauenhauer, Richard Dauenhauer, 1987
3
Celebration: Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian dancing on the land
A work that furnishes both an introduction to Native cultures of Southeast Alaska and a cherished keepsake for the people who have participated in the dance-and-culture festival Celebration includes images from the first Celebration to ...
Rosita Worl, Maria P. Williams, Robert Davidson, 2008
4
The Tlingit encounter with photography
This is the first book to explore the photographic imagery of the Tlingit dating from a critical period of change, from the 1860s through the 1920s.
Sharon Gmelch, 2008
5
Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox ...
In Memory Eternal, Sergei Kan combines anthropology and history, anecdote and theory to portray the encounter between the Tlingit Indians and the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska in the late 1700s and to analyze the indigenous Orthodoxy ...
Sergei Kan, 1999
6
Images of a People: Tlingit Myths and Legends
Describes the culture of the Tlingit Indians and gathers traditional stories about creation, witches, spirit helpers, and courage
Mary Helen White Pelton, Jacqueline DiGennaro, 1992
7
Haa Tuwunáagu Yís, for Healing Our Spirit: Tlingit Oratory
Most speeches were recorded on Canada's Northwest Coast, primarily in British Columbia, between 1968 and 1988, but two date from 1899. Includes references and glossary.
Nora Dauenhauer, Richard Dauenhauer, 1990
8
Will the Time Ever Come?: A Tlingit Source Book
This volume represents the fruits of that unique exchange and collaboration.
Andrew Hope, Thomas F. Thornton, George Thornton Emmons, 2000
9
Spruce root basketry of the Haida and Tlingit
The combination of compelling images and informative text makes this book a welcome addition to the literature of basketry and Northwest Coast art for students, collectors, and admirers of this art form.
Sharon Busby, 2003
10
Russians in Tlingit America:
Setting aside ancient rules of story ownership, a new generation of Tlingit clan leaders have decided to publish the stories told by their ancestors so that the Tlingit point of view would be known and succeeding generations would not ...
Nora Dauenhauer, Richard Dauenhauer, Lydia Black, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TLINGIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Tlingit is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tlingit and Haida boycotts FedEx over Redskins support
The Juneau-based tribal organization announced Thursday that it has sent notice to all employees to stop using FedEx services, citing the national delivery ... «Ktoo, Jun 15»
2
Gov. Bill Walker Adopted Into Tlingit Clan
Gov. Bill Walker dances during a ceremony at a Tlingit Haida Central Council function April 17 where he was adopted into the Kaagwaantaan Clan. (Creative ... «Alaska Public Radio Network, Apr 15»
3
Gov. Walker adopted into wolf clan at Tlingit Haida regional meeting
The governor was adopted into the Kaagwaantaan clan last week during a meeting of the Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and given ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Apr 15»
4
Tlingit, Haida tribes meet
Gov. Bill Walker speaks to delegates on the first day of the 80th Annual Tribal Assembly of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska at the ... «Juneau Empire, Apr 15»
5
Peak on ridge above Juneau gets its Tlingit name officially restored
The newly recognized 3,610-foot peak is Tlax̱satanjín, a name used by the Tlingit people for 400 years that loosely translates to “the hands are at rest. «Alaska Dispatch News, Apr 15»
6
Tlingit Language To Be Officially Recognized In Federal Maps …
For the first time, a Tlingit name for a peak in Juneau will be included in the Geographic Names Information System or GNIS. This makes it possible for that name ... «Alaska Public Radio Network, Apr 15»
7
Southeast Alaska tribal organization to allow same-sex marriages
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced its new policy Monday following a decision by its seven-member governing board. «LGBTQ Nation, Feb 15»
8
Tlingit-Haida Central Council OKs same-sex marriages
Tlingit-Haida Central Council President Richard Peterson addresses the tribal assembly in March 2014. Peterson just announced the council has OK'd ... «KCAW, Feb 15»
9
Tlingit Masks On 'Antiques Roadshow' Draw Questions From …
A recent episode of the popular PBS show “Antiques Roadshow” caught the attention of some Southeast residents when a couple of 200-year-old Tlingit masks ... «Alaska Public Radio Network, Feb 15»
10
'Antiques Roadshow:' Rare Tlingit Masks Valued At $250K
A pair of extremely rare Tlingit masks were given an even rarer price tag on Monday night's episode of "Antiques Roadshow." "The wolf, on a retail basis, ... «WXYZ, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tlingit [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tlingit>. Dec 2021 ».
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