Appendix talk:English terms of Native North American origin

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still current[edit]

The most common words (still in use) from Algonquian languages are squash (though it has other etymologies), moose, husky, totem, caribou, hickory, tomahawk, wampum, and to a lesser extent skunk, pecan and muskrat. — The most common from Mayan languages are cigarette, cigar, shark. — The most common from Nahuan languages are chocolate, tomato, cocoa, chili, and to a lesser extent peyote and mesquite. — The most common out of these, are cigarette (Mayan), chocolate (Nahuan), tomato (Nahuan), cigar (Mayan) and moose (Algonquian). - -sche (discuss) 07:45, 18 June 2013 (UTC)