Kansa

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See also: kansa and känsä

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Siouan ethnonym; related to Kansas and Arkansas, see the latter for more information.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Kansa

  1. A Native American people who used to inhabit parts of Kansas.
  2. Their language.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Bright, Native American Placenames of the United States (ISBN 0806135980), page 47 (citing personal communication with Robert Rankin)