na-déné

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Na-Dene or Na-Déné (nɑːˈdeɪnɪ, nəˈdiːn, nɑːˈdeɪnɪ, nəˈdiːn)
 
n
a phylum of North American Indian languages including Athapascan, Tlingit, and Haida
 
[from Haida na to dwell + Athapascan dene people; coined by Edward Sapir (1884--1939), American anthropologist]
 
Na-Déné or Na-Déné
 
n
 
[from Haida na to dwell + Athapascan dene people; coined by Edward Sapir (1884--1939), American anthropologist]

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