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Native American Languages: Aguacateco Words

Welcome to our Aguacateco vocabulary page! Aguacateco is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Mam and Quiche Maya. We have included twenty basic Aguacateco words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Aguacateco Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Aguacateco word that is notin these wordlists, you can take part in our Native translations fundraiser or visit our main Aguacateco language site for more free resources.

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Aguacateco Word Set

(Click here for Aguacateco pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Aguacateco words
One (Un) Juun
Two (Deux) Kob'
Three (Trois) Ox
Four (Quatre) Kyaaj
Five (Cinc) O'
Man (Homme) Yaaj
Woman (Femme) Xna'n
Dog (Chien) Tx'i'
Sun (Soleil) Q'eej
Moon (Lune) Xaaw
Water (Eau) A'
Mother (Mère) Ntxuu'
Father (Père) Ntaaj
House (Maison) Ka'l
Black (Noir) Q'eq
White (Blanc) Saq
Corn (Maïs) Ixi'n
Fish (Poisson) Kay

Click here to see Aguacateco vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Vocabulary

Aguacateco Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Aguacateco word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Aguacateco animal words
*Aguacateco color words
*Aguacateco food words
*Aguacateco number words

Additional Resources

   We Were Taught to Plant Corn, Not to Kill
   Maya linguistics
   Guatemala ethnic languages
   Indian dictionary
   American Indian names and meanings



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