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Native American Vocabulary Words: Aikana (Tubar„o)

Welcome to our Aikana vocabulary page! Aikana is a native language of Brazil, considered by some linguists to be a distant relative of the Arawakan languages. We have included twenty basic Aikana words here, to compare with other American Indian languages. You can find more Aikana Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Aikana word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Aikana language site for more free resources.

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Aikana Word Set

(Click here for Aikana pronunciation guide)

English/FranÁais/EspaŮol Aikana words
One/Un/Uno Ameme
Two/Deux/Dos Atuka
Three/Trois/Tres Emaite
Man/Homme/Hombre Kuretha
Woman/Femme/Mujer Detya
Dog/Chien/Perro √ryŁa
Sun/Soleil/Sol Yaderine'i
Moon/Lune/Luna Ya
Water/Eau/Agua Hane
Fire/Feu/Fuego Hine
Stone/Pierre/Piedra Hayi
Fish/Poisson/Pez √ti

Click here to see Aikana vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

Aikana Picture Dictionaries

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

*Aikana animal words
*Aikana body parts

Additional Resources

   Native and National in Brazil
   American Indian dictionary
   Indian name
   Indian number

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