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Lenape Talking Dictionary

By English WORD or PHRASE

By Lenape WORD or PHRASE

Detailed Entry Information

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English:Golden Eagle
Lenape:aihàm [na]
Associated image for entry 'Golden Eagle'

Comments

Root-final /w/ is dropped in final position after a consonant.

The Golden Eagle was more highly regarded than the Bald Eagle by Lenape people.

Analysis

Form:
aihàm
Structure:
aihàmw
Meaning:
Golden.Eagle