Yana

Yana

[yah-nuh]
noun, plural Yanas (especially collectively) Yana for 1.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people who once resided in the eastern portion of the upper Sacramento River valley in California.
2.
the now extinct Hokan language of the Yana, best known for a systematic differentiation between men's and women's speech.
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yana

noun
1. a member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California 
2. the Yanan language spoken by the Yana 
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