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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Chiapanec Words

Welcome to our Chiapanec vocabulary page! Chiapanec is an Oto-Manguean language, related to other languages like Zapotec and Mixtec. We have included twenty basic Chiapanec words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Chiapanec 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 American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Chiapanec language site for more free resources.

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Chiapanec Word Set

English (Français) Chiapanec words
One (Un) teka
Two (Deux) hausmi
Three (Trois) hamij
Four (Quatre) hahami
Five (Cinq) haunsmij
Man (Homme) ntihpu
Woman (Femme) naji
Dog (Chien) nambi
Sun (Soleil) numu
Moon (Lune) yu
Water (Eau) nimbu

Click here to see Chiapanec vocabulary words compared to words in related Oto-Manguean languages: Oto-Manguean Indian Words

Chiapanec Picture Dictionaries

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

*Chiapanec animal words
*Chiapanec body parts
*Chiapanec color words

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