Atakapa

noun
1. a member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas
Syn: ↑Attacapan
Hypernyms: ↑Plains Indian, ↑Buffalo Indian
2. a language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas
Syn: ↑Atakapan, ↑Attacapa, ↑Attacapan

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/euh tak"euh peuh, -pah', -paw'/, n., pl. Atakapas, (esp. collectively) Atakapa.
1. a member of an American Indian people living along the coast of Louisiana.
2. the language of the Atakapa Indians.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Atakapa — The Atakapa (pronounced uh TAK uh paw , also spelled Attakapa , Attakapas , Attacapa , formally known as the Ishaks, pronounced ee SHAKS , translated as The People [ [http://www.timesofacadiana.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070725/NEWS0102/7072… …   Wikipedia

  • Atakapa — Atakapas Atakapa Atakapa (appelé également Ishak ) est le nom d une tribu amérindienne et de leur langue. Leur nom semble d origine choctaw, qui les nommèrent ainsi lors de leur contact avec les français , et qui signifirait les mangeurs d hommes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Atakapa — /euh tak euh peuh, pah , paw /, n., pl. Atakapas, (esp. collectively) Atakapa. 1. a member of an American Indian people living along the coast of Louisiana. 2. the language of the Atakapa Indians. * * * …   Universalium

  • Atakapa — ISO 639 3 Code : aqp ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • atakapa — ata·ka·pa …   English syllables

  • Atakapa people — Atakapa Ishak An Attakapas, by Alexandre De Batz, 1735 Total population …   Wikipedia

  • Atakapa language — language name=Atakapa familycolor=American states=United States region=Louisiana, Texas extinct=20th century fam1=language isolate iso2=nai|iso3=aqpAtakapa is an extinct language isolate native to southwestern Louisiana and nearby eastern Texas.… …   Wikipedia

  • Atakapa (langue) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Atakapas. Atakapa Parlée aux  États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Idioma atákapa — Atákapa, Atakapa Hablado en  Estados Unidos Región Luisiana Hablantes …   Wikipedia Español

  • USS Atakapa (ATF-149) — was an Abnaki class of fleet ocean tug. It was named after the Atakapa Native American tribe that once inhabited territory which is now southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas.The fleet ocean tug (ATF 149) was laid down on February 17, 1944 …   Wikipedia

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