saqamaw

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Mi'kmaq[edit]

Noun[edit]

saqamaw (plural saqamaq)

  1. a male chief; a (male) leader of a tribe or other group
  2. a man of high rank
  3. a gentleman

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • saqama'sgw (female chief; woman of high rank; lady)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: sagamore (borrowed from an Algonquian language, possibly Mi'kmaq)

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