otôskwanihk

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Plains Cree[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a calque from Calque of Blackfoot [Term?] or Calque of Sarcee [Term?], composed of o- (his/her) +‎ tôskwan (elbow, the bend in the Bow River after which the river is named) +‎ -ihk (at), or "at the elbow" / "at the river-bend" / "on the Bow".

Proper noun[edit]

otôskwanihk

  1. Calgary (the largest city in Alberta, Canada)