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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Capanahua Words

Welcome to our Capanahua vocabulary page! Capanahua is a Panoan language, related to other languages like Shipibo and Mayoruna. We have included twenty basic Capanahua words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Capanahua 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 words fundraiser or visit our main Capanahua language site for more free resources.

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Capanahua Word Set

English/Français/Español Capanahua words
One/Un/Uno Huestí
Two/Deux/Dos Rabe
Three/Trois/Tres Quimisha
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Chosco
Five/Cinq/Cinco Pichca
Man/Homme/Hombre Bebo
Woman/Femme/Mujer Aibo
Dog/Chien/Perro Ochiti
Sun/Soleil/Sol Bari
Moon/Lune/Luna Oshne
Water/Eau/Agua Jene

Click here to see Capanahua vocabulary words compared to words in related Panoan languages: Panoan Indian Words

Capanahua Picture Dictionaries

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

*Capanahua animal words
*Capanahua body parts
*Capanahua color words
*Capanahua number words

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