Meaning of Na-Dene
Pronunciation: (nä-dā'nē, nä"dā-nā'), [key]
- a group of North American Indian languages, comprising the Athabaskan family, Eyak, Tlingit, and Haida, hypothetically considered to be descendants of a single protolanguage: the genetic relationship of either Tlingit or Haida to Athabaskan and Eyak is now disputed.
- the hypothesized protolanguage itself.
- of, belonging to, or pertaining to Na-Dene.