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Baniva del Guainía Words (Avani, Ayane)

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

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Baniva del Guainía Word Set

(Click here for Baniva pronunciation guide)

English/Français/Español Baniva del Guainía
One/Un/Uno Patsià
Two/Deux/Dos Enaba
Three/Trois/Tres Terètsi
Man/Homme/Hombre Ênami
Woman/Femme/Mujer Néeyawa
Dog/Chien/Perro Tsîinu
Sun/Soleil/Sol Amóshi
Moon/Lune/Luna Ashída
Water/Eau/Agua Wéni
Stone/Pierre/Piedra Îipa
House/Maison/Casa Panîsri

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

Baniva Picture Dictionaries

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

*Baniva animal words

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