saqamaw

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Mi'kmaq[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sa.xa.maw/, [saɣamaw]

Noun[edit]

saqamaw anim (plural saqamaq, obviative saqamawul)

  1. a male chief; a (male) leader of a tribe or other group
  2. a man of high rank
  3. a gentleman

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • saqama'sgw (female chief; woman of high rank; lady)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: sagamore (borrowed from an Algonquian language, possibly Mi'kmaq)

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