Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search

Meaning of "Uto-Aztecan" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF UTO-AZTECAN

Uto-Aztecan  [ˈjuːtəʊˈæztɛkən] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UTO-AZTECAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uto-Aztecan can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UTO-AZTECAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uto-Aztecan languages

Uto-Aztecan or Uto-Aztekan /ˈjuːtoʊ.æzˈtɛkən/ is a Native American language family consisting of over 30 languages. Uto-Aztecan languages are found almost entirely in the Western United States and Mexico. The name of the language family was created to show that it includes both the Ute language of Utah and the Aztecan languages of Mexico. The Uto-Aztecan language family is among the largest linguistic family in the Americas both in terms of speakers, in geographic extension and in the number of languages. The northern-most Uto-Aztecan language is Northern Paiute, originally spoken in Nevada and Oregon, and the southernmost is the Pipil language of El Salvador. The ethnologue gives the total number of languages in the family as 61, and the total number of speakers as 1,900,412. Of these the million and a half speakers the Nahuatl languages account for more than half. The internal classification of the family often divides the family into two branches: A Northern...

Definition of Uto-Aztecan in the English dictionary

The definition of Uto-Aztecan in the dictionary is a family of North and Central American Indian languages including Nahuatl, Shoshone, Pima, and Ute. Other definition of Uto-Aztecan is of or relating to this family of languages or the peoples speaking them.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UTO-AZTECAN


African
ˈæfrɪkən
American
əˈmɛrɪkən
beckon
ˈbɛkən
Brecon
ˈbrɛkən
broken
ˈbrəʊkən
Deccan
ˈdɛkən
Dominican
dəˈmɪnɪkən
drucken
ˈdrʌkən
hurricane
ˈhʌrɪkən
Lincoln
ˈlɪŋkən
Mexican
ˈmɛksɪkən
Mixtecan
ˈmiːˌstɛkən
overreckon
ˌəʊvəˈrɛkən
pekan
ˈpɛkən
reckan
ˈrɛkən
reckon
ˈrɛkən
schnecken
ˈʃnɛkən
silicon
ˈsɪlɪkən
spoken
ˈspəʊkən
taken
ˈteɪkən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UTO-AZTECAN

Utopia
Utopian
utopian socialism
utopianise
utopianiser
utopianism
utopianize
utopianizer
utopiast
utopism
utopist
utopistic
Utrecht

WORDS THAT END LIKE UTO-AZTECAN

African-American
all-American
can
Costa Rican
Duncan
indican
Jamaican
Latin American
Moroccan
Native American
North American
pecan
pelican
republican
scan
South African
South American
Tuscan
Vulcan
Zapotecan

Synonyms and antonyms of Uto-Aztecan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Uto-Aztecan» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF UTO-AZTECAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

反对派 - 阿兹特克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Uto -azteca
570 millions of speakers

English

Uto-Aztecan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यूटो-एज़्टेकन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعارضة الطاجيكية الموحدة ، لغة الأزتكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Юто - Aztecan
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Uto-asteca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Uto-Aztecan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Uto-aztèque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uto-Aztecan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Uto - Azteken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

宇土·アステカ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우토 - Aztecan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uto-Aztecan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Uto - Aztecan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Uto-Aztecan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Uto-Aztecan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uto-Aztecan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Uto -azteca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Uto - Aztecan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Юто - Aztecan
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Uto - Aztecan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Uto - Aztecan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Utomaties Aztecan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Uto - Aztecan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Uto - Aztecan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Uto-Aztecan

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UTO-AZTECAN»

The term «Uto-Aztecan» is normally little used and occupies the 141.535 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Little used
34
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «Uto-Aztecan» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of Uto-Aztecan
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Uto-Aztecan».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UTO-AZTECAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Uto-Aztecan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Uto-Aztecan» 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 Uto-Aztecan

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UTO-AZTECAN»

Discover the use of Uto-Aztecan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Uto-Aztecan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Indian Languages
Lyle Campbell. Table 4-2 Some Nasal Correspondence Sets in Uto-Aztecan a. It is sometimes thought that there is a correspondence between NUA medial -n- and -n- medially in Southern Uto- Aztecan, reconstructed by some scholars as *-n -.
Lyle Campbell, 1997
2
California Indian Languages
3.30 Uto-Aztecan and Northern Uto-Aztecan Uto-Aztecan is one of the largest and most diversified of proven American language families, extending well beyond Southern California and the Great Basin to include languages from the Great ...
Victor Golla, 2011
3
Language Contacts in Prehistory: Studies in Stratigraphy
UTO-AZTECAN IN THE LINGUISTIC STRATIGRAPHY OF MESOAMERICAN PREHISTORY Karen Dakin Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F. 0. Introduction Linguistic stratigraphy in Mesoamerica has been the topic of ...
Henning Andersen, 2003
4
Morphology at the Interfaces: Reduplication and Noun ...
Chapter 1 The Uto-Aztecan Language Family 1.1. The Uto-Aztecan languages and their classification The Uto-Aztecan language family is one of the largest and most well-established language families of the Americas. In the 18th century the ...
Jason D. Haugen, 2008
5
Studies on Reduplication
Introduction1 Although Uto-Aztecan is one of the largest and most well- established language families of North America, the internal organization of sub- groups within Uto-Aztecan is still a matter of debate. At the center of discussion is whether ...
Bernhard Hurch, 2005
6
Uto-Aztecan Indian Origins: Ute Tubatulabal Tongva Tataviam ...
This book is the result of this study. This book explores the Indian slave trade along with Indian escape stories. Indian origin stories are related. One escape story is about the Garfias ranch in Altadena and Pasadena, California.
Oreste Lombardi, 2012
7
Handbook of North American Indians: Southwest
A conservative view of the aboriginal linguistic relationships within the Southwest must recognize at least seven distinct and well-established families — Uto- Aztecan, Ki- owa-Tanoan, Athapaskan, Yuman, Keresan, Zuni, and Seri. If the area is ...
‎1978
8
Linguistic and Literary Studies in Honor of Archibald A. ...
SYNTACTIC. RECONSTRUCTION. AND. THE. COMPARATIVE. METHOD: A. UTO-AZTECAN. CASE. STUDY. RODERICK A. JACOBS A major goal of syntactic reconstruction is the determination of directions of syntactic change within the ...
Mohammad Ali Jazayery, Edgar C. Polomé, Werner Winter, 1978
9
A Grammar of Cupeño
I have argued (Hill 2001, 2002) that Uto-Aztecan presence in the U.S. Southwest and in California results from population movements by maize horticul- turalists originating in the northwestern quadrant of Mesoamerica that took place between  ...
Jane H. Hill, 2005
10
Uto-Aztecan Languages: Bible Translations Into Uto-Aztecan ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UTO-AZTECAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Uto-Aztecan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tribe Wins $4.3 M From Polluting Utility
... water still flowed in Nevada. They speak a language that anthropologists believe has elements of Uto-Aztecan and Shoshone. "Pa" means water in Shoshone. «Courthouse News Service, Jul 15»
2
The MILPA activist talks about rethinking crime and policing, and …
Like the name MILPA – derived from the Uto-Aztecan word for “cornfield” – the logo merges contemporary design with ancient origins. (MILPA also stands for ... «Monterey County Weekly, Jul 15»
3
"An 1860 English Hopi Vocabulary Written in the Deseret Alphabet …
His primary research interests are the documentation, description, and analysis of the Uto-Aztecan languages of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau. Related ... «Utah Public Radio, Jul 15»
4
Ancient rock art all around us
She reports that, “Flowers hold special meaning to speakers of Uto-Aztecan languages representing a spiritual landscape, a flowery, colorful, glittering paradise ... «Tucson Local Media, May 15»
5
When Is Aztec New Year? 6 Things To Know About Celebration
Their language of Uto-Aztecan affiliation is called Nahuatl and consists of many more dialects and variants, a number of which are mutually unintelligible. About ... «Latin Times, Mar 15»
6
Most native tongues of the West are all but lost
Northern Paiute, also known as Paviotso, belongs to the Uto-Aztecan family of languages, once spoken by dozens of tribes from southern Mexico to Oregon. «High Country News, Mar 15»
7
Ancient superfoods saved (and savored) by modern palates
CABULLONA, Mexico - The towering ancient corn, which grows to twice the height of a man, was cultivated for thousands of years by Uto-Aztecan tribes, but had ... «Al Jazeera America, Sep 14»
8
What Are The Most Common Mispronunciations Of Places In …
They traditionally speak the Shoshoni language, part of the Numic languages branch of the large Uto-Aztecan language family. It is also the name of the a town ... «Wyoming Public Media, Aug 14»
9
Ute tribe and Utah athletic teams join together in initiative
The Utes speak their own language derived from the Uto-Aztecan language family. They were among the first tribes to acquire the horse from the Spanish, which ... «Standard-Examiner, Aug 14»
10
The Origins of Yiddish: Part Fir
He has published on Australian, Eskimo, Austronesian languages, Indo-European Uto-Aztecan, Nostratic, Altaic, Haida-Nadene, Pakwan/Coahuiltecan, ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Jul 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Uto-Aztecan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uto-aztecan>. May 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z