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Nanticoke Animal Words


alm

attque

winquipim

laa!waa!quepuss

waaks

echsup

timihawque

mowck-key

piss-seeques

ah!whap-pawn-top

qu-hw-quunt

uckquak

ash-quoke

namms

clacqu-iss

aamook

(from Heckewelder 1785 and Murray 1792, pronunciation uncertain)

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   Nanticoke word list
   Nanticoke Indian mythology
   Animal legends

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