Definition of Ahousaht in English:

Ahousaht

(also Ahousat)

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or designating the Ahousaht, the principal group of Nuu-chah-nulth living around Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

noun

  • A member of this group.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Nootka ʕaaḥuusʔatḥ, self-designation, lit. ‘people of Ahous’ (a place on Vargas Island, off Vancouver Island).

Pronunciation

Ahousaht

/əˈhaʊsət/