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Native American Vocabulary: Ashaninka Words (Campa)

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

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Ashaninka Word Set

Click here for Ashaninka pronunciation guide

English/Franais/Espańol Ashaninka Asheninka Pajonal
One/Un/Uno Aparo Aparoni
Two/Deux/Dos Apite Apiti
Three/Trois/Tres Maava Maawa
Man/Homme/Hombre Shirampari Shirampari
Woman/Femme/Mujer Tsinane Tsinani
Dog/Chien/Perro Otsiti Otsitsi
Sun/Soleil/Sol Poreatsiri Oorya
Moon/Lune/Luna Cashiri Cashiri
Water/Eau/Agua Nija Jiaa

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

Ashaninka Picture Dictionaries

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

*Ashaninka animal words
*Ashaninka color words
*Ashaninka number words

Additional Resources

   Spanish-Asheninca dictionary
   Peru languages
   Amazonian tribes
   Indian dictionary
   Native American name
   Indian number

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