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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chibcha

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

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Chibcha Word Set

(Click here for Chibcha pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Chibcha words
One (Un) Ata
Two (Deux) Boza
Three (Trois) Mica
Four (Quatre) Muyhyca
Five (Cinq) Hyzca
Man (Homme) Cha or Muysca
Woman (Femme) Fucha
Dog (Chien) To
Sun (Soleil) Sua
Moon (Lune) Chia
Water (Eau) Sie
Fire (Feu) Gata
Tree (Arbre) Quye

Click here to see Chibcha vocabulary words compared to words in related Chibchan languages: Chibchan Indian Words

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