Are Jakobs Sniper names Native American words?

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User Info: iwish

iwish
4 years ago#1
Tumtum, Chikamin, Hyiu, etc... They sound like Native American words.

Anybody know if they are, and if so, what specific language/tribe they come from?
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User Info: xtabascomanx

xtabascomanx
4 years ago#2
Chinook

User Info: Social_Sin

Social_Sin
4 years ago#3
Racist, they are Irish
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User Info: iwish

iwish
4 years ago#4
Chinook...forgot that one.

I randomly found the words Hyiu and Chickamin and Muck-a-Muck in some "Legends of Vancouver" text online. It's some kind of native legends and words in I think the Chinook language.

Interesting choice. I still don't know what any of the words actually mean, but it's a start.
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User Info: Frolex

Frolex
4 years ago#5
Yup, all of the prefixes and weapon titles for jakobs snipers are from the chinook language. Also, all Vladof sniper prefixes and titles are from nadsat (the language the "droogs" use in A Clockwork Orange)
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User Info: iwish

iwish
4 years ago#6
Thanks! Anyone know what the words actually mean? Is there a readily available translator online, or a list somewhere? Now I'm just curious.

EDIT: Nevermind, it seems like finding a Chinook translation for words should be pretty easy.
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