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Native American Vocabulary: Bora Words

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

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Bora Word Set

(Click here for Bora pronunciation guide)

English/Franais/Espaol Bora words
One/Un/Uno Tsane
Two/Deux/Dos Mcu
Three/Trois/Tres Ppihch
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Pnehjts
Five/Cinq/Cinco Tshojts
Man/Homme/Hombre Wajpi
Woman/Femme/Mujer Walle
Dog/Chien/Perro Oojbye
Sun/Soleil/Sol Nuhba
Moon/Lune/Luna Pcejpi nuhba
Water/Eau/Agua Njpacyo

Click here to see Bora vocabulary words compared to words in related Witotoan languages: Witotoan Indian Words

Bora Picture Dictionaries

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

*Bora animal words
*Bora body parts
*Bora color words
*Bora number words

Additional Resources

   The Amazonian Languages
   Bora
   Colombia indigenous languages
   English-Native American dictionary
   Native American Indian names
   Bora-Witoto



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