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Hopi (Shoshone)

Definition:

a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona

Class:

person noun (people)

Plurals:

Hopi* | Hopis
(* Hopi may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Hopi hópi ("Hopi, good in every respect, be wise/knowing") (as in hopísinom...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of Hopi...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Hopi people | Hopi

a federally recognized tribe of Native American people, who primarily live on the 2,531.773 sq mi Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona. As of 2010, there were 18,327 Hopi people in the United States, according to the 2010 census. The Hopi language... (41 of 4610 words, 19 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Hopi people

Hopi (disambiguation)

a Native American people. Hopi may also refer to: Hopi language, Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Hopi people | Hopi Reservation, Native American reservation for the Hopi and Arizona Tewa people | 2938 Hopi, main-belt asteroid | Hopi (train), a ... (37 of 127 words, 8 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Hopi (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Hopi [people] | Moki [archaic] | (Spanish) Moqui [archaic]

the westernmost group of Pueblo Indians, situated in what is now northeastern Arizona, on the edge of the Painted Desert. They speak a Northern ... (24 of 506 words, 6 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/271495​/Hopi

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Hopi

group of the Pueblo, formerly called Moki, or Moqui. They speak the Hopi language, which belongs to the Uto-Aztecan branch of the Aztec-Tanoan ... (23 of 425 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0824149​.html

Collins Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

a member of a North American Indian people of northeastern Arizona | the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the ... (23 of 352 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hopi

American Heritage Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

A Pueblo people occupying a number of mesa-top pueblos on reservation land ... | A member of this people. | The Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi. (24 of 59 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hopi

Oxford Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [related]

a member of a Pueblo Indian people living chiefly in northeastern Arizona. | the Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi, with around 2,000 speakers. | ... (22 of 58 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Hopi

Merriam-Webster:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

a member of an American Indian people of northeastern Arizona | the Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi people (17 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hopi

New World Dictionary:

Hopi [United States] | Hopis [plural]

a member of a North American Indian people living in northeastern Arizona | the Uto-Aztecan language of this people | of the Hopis or their language ... (24 of 39 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hopi

Random House Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural] | Moki [sense-specific] | Mokis [sense-specific, plural] | Moqui [sense-specific] | Moquis [sense-specific, plural]

a member of a Pueblo Indian people of northern Arizona. | a Uto-Aztecan language, the language of the Hopi Indians. (19 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/hopi

Wiktionary:

Hopi

A tribe of North American natives. | The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by this North American native American tribe. (17 of 19 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Hopi

Encarta Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

a member of a Native North American people of northeastern Arizona | a Shoshonean language spoken in northeastern Arizona. Native speakers: 5,000. (21 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861618688​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

Hopi

Origin: 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... (34 of 38 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Hopi

Online Etymology:

Hopi

Origin: Pueblo people of the United States southwest, from Pueblo hopi, literally "well-mannered, civilized".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=hopi

Merriam-Webster:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

First use: 1877

Origin: Hopi hópi, literally, good, peaceful

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hopi

American Heritage Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

Origin: Hopi hópi, peaceable, a Hopi.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hopi

New World Dictionary:

Hopi [United States] | Hopis [plural]

Origin: Hopi Hópitu, literally, good, peaceful

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hopi

Collins Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

Origin: from Hopi Hópi peaceful

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hopi

Oxford Dictionary:

Encarta Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

First use: Late 19th century

Origin: Hopi, "peaceable"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861618688​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Hopi"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hopi

the Free Dictionary:

Hopi

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Hopi"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Hopi"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Hopi" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Hopi

Google Dictionary:

Hopi | Hopis [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "Hopi"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=Hopi

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Hopi

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Hopi"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=hopi​0001 word=Hopi

YourDictionary Audio:

Hopi

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Hopi" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hopi

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