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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Chayma Words

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

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Chayma Word Set

English/Français/Español Chayma words
One/Un/Uno Tivin
Two/Deux/Dos Achak
Three/Trois/Tres Achorao
Man/Homme/Hombre Uaikiri
Sun/Soleil/Sol Vieyu
Moon/Lune/Luna Nonin
Water/Eau/Agua Tuna
Fire/Feu/Fuego Apoto
Head/Tête/Cabeza Putpo
Corn/Maïs/Maíz Amapo

Click here to see Chayma vocabulary words compared to words in related Cariban languages: Cariban Indian Words

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