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Native American Vocabulary: Apurina Words

Welcome to our Apurina vocabulary page! Apurina is an Arawakan language, related to other languages like Arawak and Guajiro. We have included twenty basic Apurina words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Apurina Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you need to know an Apurina word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Apurina language site for more free resources.

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Apurina Word Set

English/Français/Español Apurina words
One/Un/Uno Ãti
Two/Deux/Dos Ipi
Three/Trois/Tres Mapa
Man/Homme/Hombre Kiki
Woman/Femme/Mujer Sito
Sun/Soleil/Sol Atokachi
Moon/Lune/Luna Kasiri
Water/Eau/Agua Ambarā
Fire/Feu/Fuego Shamina

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

Apurina Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Apurina word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners.

*Apurina animal words
*Apurina color words

Additional Resources

   Ipuriná Grammar and Vocabulary
   Languages of Brazil
   Native American tales
   Native American baby names
   The Arawak language family

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