Comanche

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Spanish comanche, a corruption of Old Ute *[kɨˈman.tʃi] (“enemy”, “foreigner”) (compare Modern Southern Ute [kɨˈmaːtʃi̥] (“enemy”, “stranger”)). The Comanches’ autonym is Nʉmʉnʉʉ (the people).

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Comanche (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Comanche people, culture, or language.

Noun[edit]

Comanche (plural Comanches)

  1. A member of the Comanche people.
  2. A light single-engine aircraft, the Piper PA-24 Comanche.
  3. A military helicopter, the RAH-66 Comanche.

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Comanche

  1. A North American ethnic group/people who reside especially in Texas and Oklahoma.
  2. The nation of these people.
  3. The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by these people, sometimes classified as a variety of Shoshone.

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