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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Chayahuita Words

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

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Chayahuita Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Chayahuita words
One/Un/Uno A'na'
Two/Deux/Dos Tsahtu'
Three/Trois/Tres Tsarah
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Kahtabinih
Five/Cinq/Cinco A'nat´rahpu'
Man/Homme/Hombre K´mabi
Woman/Femme/Mujer Sanabi
Dog/Chien/Perro Ni'ni'
Sun/Soleil/Sol Pi'ih
Moon/Lune/Luna Yuhkih
Water/Eau/Agua I'sha

Click here to see Chayahuita vocabulary words compared to words in related Cahuapanan languages: Cahuapanan Indian Words

Chayahuita Picture Dictionaries

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

*Chayahuita animal words

Additional Resources

   Peru indigenous people
   American Indian language dictionary
   Indian dog name
   Cahuapanan languages



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