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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Caquinte Words

Welcome to our Caquinte vocabulary page! Caquinte is an Arawakan language, related to other languages like Guajiro and Arawak. We have included twenty basic Caquinte words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Caquinte word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Caquinte language site for more free resources.

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Caquinte Word Set

(Click here for Caquinte pronunciation guide)

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Caquinte words
One/Un/Uno Aparo
Two/Deux/Dos Ma'riti
Three/Trois/Tres Oshequi
Woman/Femme/Mujer Tsinani
Dog/Chien/Perro Shishi
Water/Eau/Agua Niya
Fire/Feu/Fuego Noamarito
Stone/Pierre/Piedra Mapi
Head/Tete/Cabeza No'gita
Hand/Main/Mano Natso
House/Maison/Casa Nowantso
Corn/Mais/Maiz Shinqui

Click here to see Caquinte vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

Caquinte Picture Dictionaries

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

*Caquinte animal words
*Caquinte body parts
*Caquinte color words
*Caquinte number words

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