Definition of Nisga'a in US English:

Nisga'a

noun

  • 1A member of a North American Indian people of British Columbia, Canada, who inhabit the Nass river basin.

  • 2The dialect of Nass–Gitksan, belonging to the Tsimshian language family, spoken by the Nisga'a.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Nisga'a or their language.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Nisga'a nisqáʔa, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Nisga'a

/ˈnɪsɡə/