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Native American Words meaning Wolf


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Native American Words meaning Wolf
Author: Nakoowolf
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A couple has emailed me asking to help out with naming their unborn child by suggesting Native American names meaning Wolf.  I only know Waya in Cherokee off hand and don't have the time to research anymore.  So, if you guys are in the mood or know any, go for it.  Please let us know which tribe it's from.  Thank you.

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Author: Sharona

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Date Joined: 5/26/2004
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A comprehensive list from "Wolf Song Of Alaska"~

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Author: BlueWolf
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20000-names.com is a good site for searching names :)


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Author: Lexa
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http://www.thinkbabynames.com/search/1/wolf

This was kinda neat.



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Author: afreespirit
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I found this site which lists words for wolf in many different Native American languages:

http://papagei.us/critters/wolf/words.htm

Abenaki - moNlsEm
Biloxi - ayihiN
Catawba - taNsisurie
Cherokee - wahya
Chipewyan - nunie
Choctaw - nashoba
Cree - mahiikan
Dakota (Sioux) - shungmanitu
Delaware - tEme
Eskimo - amaruq
Hare - bele
Kickapoo - mahweea
Menominee - mahweew
Mesquakie (= Fox) - mahweewa
Mohawk - okwaho
Muskogee (Creek) - yaaha
Navaho - ma'iitso
Ojibwa - ma'iinkan
Osage - shonge
Seneca - t'haayooNnih
Shoshone - toopi
Tlingit - Guch
Tuscarora - thkwariineN

 



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