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Native American Vocabulary: Atsugewi Words

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

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Atsugewi Word Set

(Click here for Atsugewi pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Atsugewi words
One (Un) Jiw
Two (Deux) Hoqi
Three (Trois) Qiski
Four (Quatre) Ha'qaw
Five (Cinq) Haraapokina
Man (Homme) Qaswi
Woman (Femme) Minuri
Dog (Chien) Ho'ma
Sun (Soleil) Jineehaa
Moon (Lune) Apeen'ajinehuu
Water (Eau) Aji
Black (Noir) Jo'jitawi
White (Blanc) Pehkuri
Small (Petit) Iiwinkay
Large (Gros) Jupaw
Fish (Poisson) Maxji
Father (Pere) Tata
Mother (Mere) Jiji

Click here to see Atsugewi vocabulary words compared to words in the Achumawi language: Pit River Indian Words
Click here to see Atsugewi vocabulary words compared to words in related Hokan languages: Hokan Indian Words

Atsugewi Picture Dictionaries

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

*Atsugewi animal words
*Atsugewi body parts
*Atsugewi color words
*Atsugewi food words
*Atsugewi number words

Additional Resources

   Atsugewi lexicon
   Atsugewi facts
   California Natives
   American Indian dictionaries
   Native name
   Hokan linguistic relationship



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