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Native American Vocabulary: Bari Words

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

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Bari Word Set

(Click here for Bari pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Bari words
One (Un) Intok
Two (Deux) Insami
Three (Trois) Tẽtahko
Man (Homme) Dary
Woman (Femme) Biory
Dog (Chien) Ruraba
Sun (Soleil) Ña
Moon (Lune) Chibai
Water (Eau) Xima
Earth (Terre) Ixtan

Click here to see Bari vocabulary words compared to words in related Chibchan languages: Chibchan Indian Words

Bari Picture Dictionaries

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

*Bari animal words
*Bari body parts
*Bari color words
*Bari number words

Additional Resources

   The Ecology of the Barí
   Bari
   Language in Venezuela
   American Indian language dictionary
   Native name
   Chibchan



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