nebi

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Abenaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Algonquian *nepyi (compare Ojibwe nibi (nipi)), from Proto-Algic *nepiʔi (water).

Noun[edit]

nebi

  1. water

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Joseph Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues (1884)
  • John Dyneley Prince, The Differentiation Between the Penobscot and the Canadian Abenaki Dialects, in the American Anthropologist, volume 4 (1902)

Penobscot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Algonquian *nepyi, from Proto-Algic *nepiʔi (water).

Noun[edit]

nebi

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 1902, J. Dyneley Prince, The Differentiation Between the Penobscot and the Canadian Abenaki Dialects, in the American Anthropologist, volume 4