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Na kwi si

Q: I believe i sent an e-mail before. Can you please tell what language this name is Na Kwi Si there are surposed to be little ( ' ) astros above the i's.

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A: Our best guess is that this is probably a slightly corrupted form of the Cherokee name Noquisi (pronounced similar to noke-see, also sometimes spelled Nokwsi or Nokwisi,) which means "star."

Hope that helps!
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