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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Blackfoot
We have included twenty basic words, enough to give you a feeling for each language. All the nouns are singular and all
the verbs are 3rd person singular ("he or she sings") because many Native American languages don't have a separate infinitive ("to sing")
the way English and French do.
You can find a broader selection of Blackfoot words in our online picture glossaries.
If you would like to know a word that is not included in any of these wordlists, you can take part in our
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dictionary, or visit our main
Blackfoot language site for more free resources.
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Blackfoot Word Set
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Click here to see Blackfoot vocabulary words compared to words in related Algonquian languages :
Algonquian Indian Words
Here are some themed Blackfoot word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!
Blackfoot Picture Dictionaries
Blackfoot animal words
Blackfoot body parts
Blackfoot color words
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