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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chemehuevi

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

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Chemehuevi Word Set

English (Français) Chemehuevi words
One (Un) 'Suu
Two (Deux) Wa'ha
Three (Trois) Pa'hi
Four (Quatre) Waciw
Five (Cinq) Ma'nig
Man (Homme) Ta'wac
Woman (Femme) Ma'ma'u
Sun (Soleil) Ta'va
Moon (Lune) Mi'ja
Water (Eau) 'Paa

Click here to see Chemehuevi vocabulary words compared to words in related Uto-Aztecan languages: Uto-Aztecan Indian Words

Additional Resources

   Chemehuevi tribe
   Southern California Native American tribes
   American Indian language dictionary
   Great Basin map



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