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Native American Vocabulary: Alabama Words

Welcome to our Alabama vocabulary page! Alabama is a Muskogean language, related to other languages like Choctaw and Creek. We have included twenty basic Alabama words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Alabama Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Alabama word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Indian translations fundraiser, consult a Native American language dictionary, or visit our main Alabama language site for more free resources.

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Alabama Word Set

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English (Français) Alabama words
One (Un) Cháffàaka
Two (Deux) Tòklo
Three (Trois) Tótchìina
Four (Quatre) Óstàaka
Five (Cinq) Táłłàapi
Man (Homme) Naani
Woman (Femme) Tayyi
Dog (Chien) Ifa
Sun (Soleil) Hasi
Moon (Lune) Niłahasi
Water (Eau) Oki
White (Blanc) Hatka
Yellow (Jaune) Laana
Red (Rouge) Homma
Black (Noir) Locha
Eat (Manger) Ipa
See (Voir) Hicha
Hear (Entendre) Háalo
Sing (Chanter) Talwa
Leave (Partir) Nakaała or Faayahli

Click here to see Alabama vocabulary words compared to words in related Muskogean languages: Muskogean Indian Words

Alabama Picture Dictionaries

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

*Alabama animal words
*Alabama body parts
*Alabama color words
*Alabama number words

Additional Resources

   Dictionary of the Alabama Language
   Alabama Native languages
   Alabama culture
   Alabama myths
   Native dictionary
   Native names
   Muskogean tribes

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