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Hopi hópi (“Hopi, good in every respect, be wise/knowing”) (as in hopísinom "Hopi people"). Popularized by J. Walter Fewkes as a replacement for the previously used and offensive name Moqui which sounds like Hopi móóki "dies, be dead".
- A tribe of North American natives.
- The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by this North American native American tribe.