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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chocho

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

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Chocho Word Set

English (Français) Chocho de Ocatlan
One (Un) ngū
Two (Deux) žû
Three (Trois) niê
Four (Quatre) niū
Five (Cinq) žūnn
Man (Homme) ndoà
Woman (Femme) gā'ši
Sun (Soleil) šōnn
Moon (Lune) žirxú
Water (Eau) ìndā'

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

Chocho Picture Dictionaries

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

*Chocho animal words

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