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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chorti

Welcome to our Chorti vocabulary page! Chorti is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Kanjobal and Quiche. We have included twenty basic Chorti words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Chorti 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 translation fundraiser or visit our main Chorti language site for more free resources.

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Chorti Word Set

(Click here for Chorti pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Chorti words
One (Un) Inte
Two (Deux) Cha'te
Three (Trois) Uxte
Four (Quatre) Cha'ante
Five (Cinq) Hote
Man (Homme) Winik
Woman (Femme) Ixik
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) K'in
Moon (Lune) Katu'
Water (Eau) Ha'

Click here to see Chorti vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Maya Words

Chorti Picture Dictionaries

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

*Chorti animal words
*Chorti color words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala's languages
   Native American dictionaries
   Indian names and their meanings
   Maya languages

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