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Lakota (Lakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Lakhota, Teton or Teton Sioux, is a Siouan language spoken by the Lakota people of the Sioux tribes.
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Lakota people

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Lakota (Lakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Lakhota, Teton or Teton Sioux, is a Siouan language spoken by the Lakota people of the Sioux tribes.
The Lakota (pronounced, Lakota language: Lakȟóta) are a Native American tribe.

Dakota language

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Though generally taught and considered by speakers as a separate language, Lakota is mutually intelligible with the other two languages (such as Dakota language), and is considered by most linguists as one of the three major varieties of the Sioux language.
Dakota is closely related to and mutually intelligible with the Lakota language.

Albert White Hat

. Sinte Gleska University is said to have been using an orthography developed by Albert White Hat, but apart from one elementary level textbook, no literature, learning materials, or dictionaries have been developed with this orthography.
Albert White Hat (November 18, 1938June 13, 2013) was a teacher of the Lakota language, and an activist for Sičháŋǧu Lakȟóta traditional culture.

Acute accent

acute accentacuteĺ
The vowels are a, e, i, o, u; nasal vowels are aŋ, iŋ, uŋ. Pitch accent is marked with an acute accent: á, é, í, ó, ú, áŋ, íŋ, úŋ on stressed vowels (which receive a higher tone than non-stressed ones)

Sioux language

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Though generally taught and considered by speakers as a separate language, Lakota is mutually intelligible with the other two languages (such as Dakota language), and is considered by most linguists as one of the three major varieties of the Sioux language.
See Lakota sound system and Dakota sound system.

South Dakota

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Speakers of the Lakota language make up one of the largest Native American language speech communities in the United States, with approximately 2,000 speakers, who live mostly in the northern plains states of North Dakota and South Dakota.
As of the 2000 census, 1.90% of the population aged 5 or older speak German at home, while 1.51% speak Lakota or Dakota, and 1.43% Spanish.

Caron

caronháčekhaček
A caron is used for sounds which are not written with Latin letters in the IPA: č, ǧ, ȟ, š, ž.
In Slovak it is called mäkčeň (, i.e., "softener" or "palatalization mark"), in Slovenian strešica ("little roof") or kljukica ("little hook"), in Serbo-Croatian kvaka or kvačica ("angled hook" or "small angled hook"), in Lithuanian paukščiukas ("little bird") or varnelė ("little jackdaw"), in Estonian katus ("roof"), in Finnish hattu ("hat"), and in Lakota ičášleče ("wedge").

Subject–object–verb

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The basic word order of Lakota is subject–object–verb, although the order can be changed for expressive purposes (placing the object before the subject to bring the object into focus or placing the subject after the verb to emphasize its status as established information).
Languages that have SOV structure include Ainu, Akkadian, Amharic, Armenian, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Burmese, Burushaski, Cherokee, Dakota, Dogon languages, Elamite, Ancient Greek, Gujarati, Hajong, Hindi, Hittite, Hopi, Ijoid languages, Itelmen, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Korean, Kurdish, Classical Latin, Lakota, Manchu, Mande languages, Marathi, Mongolian, Navajo, Nepali, Newari, Nivkh, Nobiin, Pāli, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi, Quechua, Senufo languages, Seri, Sicilian, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Sunuwar and most other Indo-Iranian languages, Somali and virtually all other Cushitic languages, Sumerian, Tibetan and nearly all other Tibeto-Burman languages, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and all other Dravidian languages, Tigrinya, Turkic languages, Turkish, Urdu, almost all Uto-Aztecan languages, Uzbek, Yukaghir, and virtually all Caucasian languages.

Sioux

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Lakota (Lakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Lakhota, Teton or Teton Sioux, is a Siouan language spoken by the Lakota people of the Sioux tribes.

Stress (linguistics)

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All monomorphemic words have one vowel which carries primary stress and has a higher tone than all other vowels in the word.
In some languages, such as in Spanish, in Portuguese, in Lakota and, to some extent in Italian, stress is even represented in writing using diacritical marks, for example in the Spanish words célebre and celebré.

Aspirated consonant

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In many languages, such as Armenian, Korean, Lakota, Thai, Indo-Aryan languages, Dravidian languages, Icelandic, Ancient Greek, and the varieties of Chinese, tenuis and aspirated consonants are phonemic.

Ejective consonant

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Other languages with ejective fricatives are Yuchi, which some sources analyze as having (but not the analysis of the Wikipedia article), Keres dialects, with, and Lakota, with.

Sinte Gleska University

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. Sinte Gleska University is said to have been using an orthography developed by Albert White Hat, but apart from one elementary level textbook, no literature, learning materials, or dictionaries have been developed with this orthography.

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

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A Lakota language immersion daycare center is scheduled to open at Pine Ridge.
The Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29, 1890, near Wounded Knee Creek (Lakota: Cankpe Opi Wakpala).

Voiced uvular fricative

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The voiced uvular fricative becomes a uvular trill before and in fast speech it is often realized as a voiced velar fricative.

Irrealis mood

irrealisirrealis moodpotential mood
In addition, waŋží is an indefinite article used with hypothetical or irrealis objects, and k’uŋ is a definite article used with nouns that have been mentioned previously.

Transitive verb

transitive verbtransitivetransitive verbs
The other set of morphemes agrees with the object of transitive action verbs or the subject of stative verbs.
A clause with a direct object plus a prepositional phrase may be called pseudo-ditransitive, as in the Lakhota sentence Haŋpíkčeka kiŋ lená wé-čage ("I made those moccasins for him").

Uvular trill

uvular trilluvularʀ
The voiced uvular fricative becomes a uvular trill before and in fast speech it is often realized as a voiced velar fricative.

Mandan language

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(Compare with the similar examples in Mandan.)
Compare the similar examples in Lakhota.

Dual (grammatical number)

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Verbs are inflected for first-, second- or third person, and for singular, dual or plural grammatical number.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sioux Falls (Lakota: Íŋyaŋ Okábleča Otȟúŋwahe; "Stone Shatter City") is the most populous city in the U.S. state of South Dakota and the 145th-most populous city in the United States.

Deadwood, South Dakota

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Deadwood (Lakota: Owáyasuta; "To approve or confirm things") is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County.

Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Aberdeen (Lakota: Ablíla ) is a city in and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota, United States, about 125 mi northeast of Pierre.

Sitting Bull

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Sitting Bull ( in Standard Lakota orthography, also nicknamed Húŋkešni or "Slow") was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance to United States government policies.