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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Coeur d'Alene Words

Welcome to our Coeur d'Alene vocabulary page! Coeur d'Alene is a Salishan language, related to other languages like Flathead and Shuswap. We have included twenty basic Coeur d'Alene words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Coeur d'Alene word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our translation of Native American languages fundraiser or visit our main Coeur d'Alene language site for more free resources.

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Coeur d'Alene Word Set

English (Français) Coeur d'Alene words
One (Un) Nek'we'
Two (Deux) Esel
Three (Trois) Chi'łes
Four (Quatre) Mus
Five (Cinq) Tsilcht
Man (Homme) Sqi'ltmkhw
Woman (Femme) Smi'yem
Sun (Soleil) Ałdarench
Moon (Lune) Ałdarench
Water (Eau) Sikwe'

Click here to see Coeur d'Alene vocabulary words compared to words in related Salishan languages: Salishan Indian Words

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   Coeur d'Alene Indians
   Idaho Native American tribes
   Native American dictionary

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