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Native American Vocabulary: Aruan Words

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

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Aruan Word Set

Click here for Aruan pronunciation guide

English/Français/Español Aruan words
One/Un/Uno Aucéyre
Two/Deux/Dos Dekuráma
Three/Trois/Tres Ukeduke
Man/Homme/Hombre Ateynál
Woman/Femme/Mujer Eyxakal
Sun/Soleil/Sol Hámo
Moon/Lune/Luna Hœth
Water/Eau/Agua Uny
Fire/Feu/Fuego Dissy
House/Maison/Casa Údi

Click here to see Aruan vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Vocabulary

Aruan Picture Dictionaries

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

*Aruan animal words
*Aruan body parts
*Aruan color words
*Aruan number words

Additional Resources

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