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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Cashinahua Words

Welcome to our Cashinahua vocabulary page! Cashinahua is a Panoan language, related to other languages like Shipibo and Mayoruna. We have included twenty basic Cashinahua words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Cashinahua Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you need to know a Cashinahua word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Cashinahua language site for more free resources.

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Cashinahua Word Set

(Click here for Cashinahua pronunciation guide)

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Cashinahua words
One/Un/Uno Bestichai
Two/Deux/Dos Dabe
Three/Trois/Tres Dabe inun bestichai
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Dabe inun dabe
Five/Cinq/Cinco Meken besti
Man/Homme/Hombre Juni
Woman/Femme/Mujer Ainbu
Dog/Chien/Perro Kaman
Sun/Soleil/Sol Badi
Moon/Lune/Luna Uxe
Water/Eau/Agua Unpax

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

Cashinahua Picture Dictionaries

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

*Cashinahua color words
*Cashinahua body parts
*Cashinahua numbers

Additional Resources

   Peruvian native languages
   Native American English dictionary
   Indian dog names
   Pano-Tacanan



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