Ahtna

Ahtna

[aht-nuh]
noun, plural Ahtnas (especially collectively) Ahtna for 1.
1.
a member of a group of Indians inhabiting the Copper River Valley in southeastern Alaska.
2.
the Athabaskan language of the Ahtna.
Also, Ahtena [aht-n-uh, aht-nuh] , Atna.


Origin:
< Russian Atna a name for the Copper River < Ahtna ʔatnaʔ the lower Copper River (place-name of obscure origin)

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