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Native American Vocabulary: Beaver Words

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

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Beaver Word Set

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English (Français) Beaver words
One (Un) lhígé
Two (Deux) kech'ii
Three (Trois) taachii
Four (Quatre) tinaté
Man (Homme) dane
Woman (Femme) ts'égé
Dog (Chien) tlęzáá
Sun (Soleil) saa
Water (Eau) chuu
Fire (Feu) kún
Stone (Pierre) tse

Click here to see Beaver vocabulary words compared to words in related Athabaskan languages: Athabaskan Indian Words

Beaver Picture Dictionaries

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

*Beaver animal words
*Beaver body parts

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