Chimariko

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chimariko chimar (person).

Noun[edit]

Chimariko pl (plural only)

  1. A tribe that lived in a canyon on the Trinity River in California until they were all but destroyed in the mid-1800s, at which point survivors fled and assimilated into the Hupa and Shasta tribes.

Proper noun[edit]

Chimariko

  1. The extinct language of this tribe, which is either a language isolate or perhaps Hokan.