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Native American Vocabulary: Akuriyo Words

Welcome to our Akuriyo vocabulary page! Akuriyo is a Cariban language, related to other languages like Carib and Macushi. We have included twenty basic Akuriyo words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you'd like to know an Akuriyo word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Akuriyo language site for more free resources.

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Akuriyo Word Set

English (Français) Akuriyo words
One (Un) Tonikini
Two (Deux) Sokororo
Three (Trois) Ebemüni
Sun (Soleil) Wei
Water (Eau) Tuna
Fire (Feu) Mato
Head (Tete) Wipupo
Eye (Oeil) Yenuru

Click here to see Akuriyo vocabulary words compared to words in related Cariban languages: Cariban Indian Words

Additional Resources

   Comparative Cariban Linguistics
   Suriname languages
   Native dictionary
   Indian numbers

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