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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Cavineña Words

Welcome to our Cavinena vocabulary page! Cavinena is a Tacanan language, related to other languages like Tacana and Huarayo. We have included twenty basic Cavinena words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Cavineña 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 Native American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Cavinena language site for more free resources.

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Cavinena Word Set

English/Français/Español Cavinena words
One/Un/Uno Peadya
Two/Deux/Dos Beta
Three/Trois/Tres Quimisha
Man/Homme/Hombre Deca
Woman/Femme/Mujer Epuna
Dog/Chien/Perro Chapa
Sun/Soleil/Sol Ijeti
Moon/Lune/Luna Badi
Water/Eau/Agua Ena

Click here to see Cavinena vocabulary words compared to words in related Tacanan languages: Pano-Tacanan Indian Words

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