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Chipewyan language

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Chipewyan, ethnonym Dënesųłiné, is the language spoken by the Chipewyan people of northwestern Canada. [1]

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Affricate consonant

An affricate is a consonant that begins as a stop and releases as a fricative, generally with the same place of articulation (most often coronal).

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Americanist phonetic notation

Americanist phonetic notation, also known as the North American Phonetic Alphabet or NAPA, is a system of phonetic notation originally developed by European and American anthropologists and language scientists (many of whom were students of Neogrammarians) for the phonetic and phonemic transcription of indigenous languages of the Americas and for languages of Europe.

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Aspirated consonant

In phonetics, aspiration is the strong burst of breath that accompanies either the release or, in the case of preaspiration, the closure of some obstruents.

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Athabaskan languages

Athabaskan or Athabascan (also Dene, Athapascan, Athapaskan) is a large family of indigenous languages of North America, located in western North America in three groups of contiguous languages: Northern, Pacific Coast and Southern (or Apachean).

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Łutselk'e

Łutselk'e ("place of the Łutsel", the cisco, a type of small fish), also spelt Łutsel K'e, is a "designated authority" in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Back vowel

A back vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in spoken languages.

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Bear Creek, Saskatchewan

Bear Creek is a northern settlement in northwest Saskatchewan located on Highway 155.

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Beauval, Saskatchewan

Beauval, Saskatchewan is a northern village located in Northern Saskatchewan, near Lac Île-à-la-Crosse.

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Bilabial consonant

In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips.

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Birch Narrows First Nation

Birch Narrows First Nation is a Dene First Nation band government in the boreal forest region of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Black Lake (Fond du Lac River, Saskatchewan)

Black Lake is a lake in the Mackenzie River drainage basin in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Black Lake, Saskatchewan

Black Lake is a Denesuline First Nations band government in the boreal forest of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Black Point, Saskatchewan

Black Point is a northern hamlet in Saskatchewan situated on the southern shore of Lac La Loche close to the Northern Village of La Loche.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Buffalo Narrows

Buffalo Narrows is a northern village in Northern Saskatchewan.

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Camsell Portage

Camsell Portage is a northern settlement of 37 people, located on the north-central shore of Lake Athabasca.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Central vowel

A central vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages.

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Chipewyan

The Chipewyan (Denésoliné or Dënesųłı̨né, meaning "people of the barrens") are an aboriginal Dene ethnolinguistic group of the Athabaskan language family, whose ancestors are identified with the Taltheilei Shale archaeological tradition.

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Churchill Lake

Churchill Lake is a glacial lake in north west Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Churchill River (Hudson Bay)

The Churchill River (French: Rivière Churchill) is a major river in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada.

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Clearwater River Dene Nation

The Clearwater River Dene Nation is a Dene First Nations band government in the boreal forest area of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Close vowel

A close vowel, also known as a high vowel (in American terminology), is any in a class of vowel sound used in many spoken languages.

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Close-mid vowel

A close-mid vowel (also mid-close vowel, high-mid vowel, mid-high vowel or half-close vowel) is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages.

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Cold Lake 149

Cold Lake 149 is an Indian reserve in northern Alberta, Canada.

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Cold Lake, Alberta

Cold Lake is a city in northeastern Alberta, Canada and is named after the lake nearby.

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Cree language

Cree (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is a dialect continuum of Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories to Alberta to Labrador.

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Dene Tha' First Nation

The Dene Thá (/'dɛnɛ ðɑː/) First Nation is a First Nations government of the South Slavey in Northern Alberta, Canada.

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Dental consonant

A dental consonant is a consonant articulated with the tongue against the upper teeth, such as,,, and in some languages.

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Descharme Lake, Saskatchewan

Descharme Lake is a northern settlement on Descharme Lake in the boreal forest of northwest Saskatchewan.

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Dillon, Saskatchewan

Dillon is an unincorporated community in the boreal forest of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Diphthong

A diphthong (or; from Greek: δίφθογγος, diphthongos, literally "two sounds" or "two tones"), also known as a gliding vowel, is a combination of two adjacent vowel sounds within the same syllable.

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Dogrib language

The Dogrib" language or Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì is a Northern Athabaskan language spoken by the Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib people) of the Canadian Northwest Territories.

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Dorsal consonant

Dorsal consonants are articulated with the back of the tongue (the dorsum).

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Ejective consonant

In phonetics, ejective consonants are usually voiceless consonants that are pronounced with a glottalic egressive airstream.

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Fond du Lac River (Saskatchewan)

The Fond du Lac River is one of the upper branches of the Mackenzie River system, draining into the Arctic Ocean, located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Fond-du-Lac

Fond-du-Lac is a settlement of the Fond du Lac Dene Nation located in the boreal forest area of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Fort Chipewyan

Fort Chipewyan, commonly referred to as Fort Chip, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo.

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Fort McKay

Fort McKay or Fort MacKay is a community in northeast Alberta, Canada that is located at the confluence of the Athabasca and MacKay rivers.

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Fort Resolution

Fort Resolution (Deninu Kue "moose island") is a hamlet in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Fort Smith, Northwest Territories

Fort Smith (Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.

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Fricative consonant

Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.

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Front vowel

A front vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages, its defining characteristic being that the highest point of the tongue is positioned relatively in front in the mouth without creating a constriction that would make it a consonant.

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Garson Lake, Saskatchewan

Garson Lake is a northern settlement in Saskatchewan on the eastern shore of Garson Lake.

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Glottal consonant

Glottal consonants are consonants using the glottis as their primary articulation.

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Great Slave Lake

The Great Slave Lake (Grand lac des Esclaves) is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (after Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at, and the tenth-largest lake in the world.

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Gwich’in language

The Gwich’in language (Dinju Zhuh K’yuu) belongs to the Athabaskan language family and is spoken by the Gwich’in First Nation (Canada) / Alaska Native People (United States).

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Indigenous languages of the Americas

Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the Americas.

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Interdental consonant

Interdental consonants are produced by placing the tip of the tongue between the upper and lower front teeth.

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Inuinnaqtun

Inuinnaqtun (natively meaning like the real human beings/peoples), is an indigenous Inuit language of Canada and a dialect of Inuvialuktun.

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Inuktitut

Inuktitut (syllabics ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ; from inuk, "person" + -titut, "like", "in the manner of"), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada.

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Inuvialuktun

Inuvialuktun, also known as Western Canadian Inuit, Western Canadian Inuktitut, and Western Canadian Inuktun, comprises several Inuit language varieties spoken in the northern Northwest Territories and Nunavut by those Canadian Inuit who call themselves Inuvialuit.

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Janvier South

Janvier South or Janvier is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Regional Municipality (R.M.) of Wood Buffalo.

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La Loche

La Loche is a village in northwest Saskatchewan.

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La Ronge

La Ronge is a northern town in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Lac Brochet, Manitoba

Lac Brochet is a First Nation community in the boreal forest of northern Manitoba, Canada.

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Lac La Loche

Lac La Loche is a lake in north west Saskatchewan near the Alberta border.

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Lake Athabasca

Lake Athabasca (French: lac Athabasca; from Woods Cree: aðapaskāw, " there are plants one after another") is located in the northwest corner of Saskatchewan and the northeast corner of Alberta between 58° and 60° N. The lake is 26% in Alberta and 74% in Saskatchewan.

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Language

Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Li Fang-Kuei

Li Fang-Kuei (20 August 190221 August 1987) was a Chinese linguist, known for his studies of the varieties of Chinese, and for his reconstructions of Old Chinese and Proto-Tai.

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Manitoba

Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.

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Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan

Meadow Lake is a city in the boreal forest of northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Michel Village

Michel Village is a northern hamlet in Saskatchewan.

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Mid vowel

A mid vowel (or a true-mid vowel) is any in a class of vowel sounds used in some spoken languages.

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Na-Dene languages

Na-Dene (also Nadene, Na-Dené, Athabaskan–Eyak–Tlingit, Tlina–Dene) is a family of Native American languages that includes at least the Athabaskan languages, Eyak, and Tlingit languages.

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Nasal consonant

In phonetics, a nasal, also called a nasal occlusive, nasal stop in contrast with a nasal fricative, or nasal continuant, is an occlusive consonant produced with a lowered velum, allowing air to escape freely through the nose.

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Nasal vowel

A nasal vowel is a vowel that is produced with a lowering of the velum so that air escapes both through the nose as well as the mouth, such as the French vowel.

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Northern Athabaskan languages

Northern Athabaskan is a geographic sub-grouping of the Athabaskan language family spoken by indigenous peoples in the northern part of North America, particularly in Alaska (Alaskan Athabaskans), the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.

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Nunavut

Nunavut (Inuktitut syllabics ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the newest, largest, and northernmost territory of Canada.

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Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Open vowel

An open vowel is a vowel sound in which the tongue is positioned as far as possible from the roof of the mouth.

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Open-mid vowel

An open-mid vowel (also mid-open vowel, low-mid vowel, mid-low vowel or half-open vowel) is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages.

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Patuanak

Patuanak is a community in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Peter Pond Lake

Peter Pond Lake is a glacial lake in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Phoneme

A phoneme is one of the units of sound (or gesture in the case of sign languages, see chereme) that distinguish one word from another in a particular language.

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Pinehouse Lake

Pinehouse Lake is a lake in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Postalveolar consonant

Postalveolar consonants (sometimes spelled post-alveolar) are consonants articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge, farther back in the mouth than the alveolar consonants, which are at the ridge itself but not as far back as the hard palate, the place of articulation for palatal consonants.

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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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Region 5, Northwest Territories

Region 5 is the name of a Statistics Canada census division, one of six in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Reindeer Lake

Reindeer Lake is a lake in Western Canada located on the border between northeastern Saskatchewan and northwestern Manitoba, with the majority in Saskatchewan.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.

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Saskatoon

Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Slavey language

Slavey (also Slave, Slavé) is an Athabaskan language spoken among the Slavey and Sahtu people of Canada in the Northwest Territories where it also has official status.

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St. George's Hill, Saskatchewan

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Stony Rapids

Stony Rapids is a northern hamlet in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Stop consonant

In phonetics, a stop, also known as a plosive or oral occlusive, is a consonant in which the vocal tract is blocked so that all airflow ceases.

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Tadoule Lake

Tadoule Lake is an isolated northern community in Manitoba reachable by plane, snowmobile, dog team sleds, and in winter by winter road.

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Trill consonant

In phonetics, a trill is a consonantal sound produced by vibrations between the active articulator and passive articulator.

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Turnor Lake

Turnor Lake is a community on the southern shore of Turnor Lake.

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Turnor Lake (Saskatchewan)

Turnor Lake is a lake in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Uranium City

Uranium City is a northern settlement in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Wollaston Lake

Wollaston Lake is a lake in northeastern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan

Wollaston Lake (/'wɒlɨstən 'lek/) is an unincorporated community on Wollaston Lake in the boreal forest of northeastern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Yukon

Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chipewyan_language

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