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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French Cheyenne, from Dakota šahíyena.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ʃaɪˈæn/

Proper nounEdit

Cheyenne

  1. A western member of the Algonquian branch of the Algic language family. Cheyenne is spoken in Oklahoma and on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. There are currently (2005) approximately 1,200 Cheyenne-speakers in Montana and 500 in Oklahoma.
  2. The capital city of the state of Wyoming in the United States of America, and the county seat of Laramie County.
  3. A town in Oklahoma, USA, and the county seat of Roger Mills County.
  4. A female given name of modern American usage
  5. A male given name of modern American usage.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Cheyenne (plural Cheyenne or Cheyennes)

  1. A member of the Cheyenne tribe.

Derived termsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cheyenne”, in OED Online  , Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.
  2. ^ “What is the origin of the word "Cheyenne"?”, in Cheyenne Language Web Site[1], 2002-03-03, archived from the original on 2009-08-07, retrieved September 21, 2007

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dakota šahíyena.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Cheyenne m, f (plural Cheyennes)

  1. Cheyenne (member of the Cheyenne tribe)