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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Cawishana Words

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

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Cawishana Word Set

English/Français/Español Cawishana words
One/Un/Uno Bälämo
Two/Deux/Dos Mätalá
Three/Trois/Tres Bämä bikaka
Man/Homme/Hombre Cinani
Sun/Soleil/Sol Mawaoká
Water/Eau/Agua Auví
Fire/Feu/Fuego Ikiö
House/Maison/Casa Banö
Head/Tete/Cabeza Naoá
Hand/Main/Mano Nagúbi
Corn/Mais/Maiz Mási

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

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