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Native American Vocabulary: Cabecar Words

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

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Cabecar Word Set

(Click here for Cabecar pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Cabecar words
One (Un) Ékla
Two (Deux) Ból
Three (Trois) Mañal
Four (Quatre) Tkíl
Five (Cinq) Skél
Man (Homme) Jayëwa
Woman (Femme) Aláglöwa
Dog (Chien) Chíchi
Sun (Soleil) Ká
Moon (Lune) Tulu
Water (Eau)
Wind (Vent) Si
Stone (Pierre) Ják
House (Maison) Ju

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

Cabecar Picture Dictionaries

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

*Cabecar animal words
*Cabecar body parts
*Cabecar color words
*Cabecar number words

Additional Resources

   Cabecar-Spanish dictionary (Amazon affiliate link)
   Costa Rica language
   Indian dictionary
   Caribbean culture

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