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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chontaquiro

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

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Chontaquiro Word Set

English/Français/Español Chontaquiro words
One/Un/Uno Suriti
Two/Deux/Dos Apíri
Three/Trois/Tres Nokiri
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kachi
Water/Eau/Agua Uné
Fire/Feu/Fuego Chichi
Head/Tete/Cabeza Huexixua
Hand/Main/Mano Huamianuta
Corn/Mais/Maiz Siemo
House/Maison/Casa Panchi

Click here to see Chontaquiro vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

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