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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Chuj Words

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

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Chuj Word Set

(Click here for Chuj pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Chuj words
One (Un) Ju'un
Two (Deux) Cha'ab'
Three (Trois) Oxe'
Man (Homme) Winak
Woman (Femme) 'Ix
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) K'u
Moon (Lune) Chi'ich
Water (Eau) Ha'

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

Chuj Picture Dictionaries

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

*Chuj animal words
*Chuj color words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala language information
   Native American dictionary
   Indian animal names
   Maya language



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