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

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Cuicatec Word Set

English (Français) Cuicatec words
One (Un) āmā
Two (Deux) uvi
Three (Trois) inu
Four (Quatre) kūun
Five (Cinq) xúhún
Man (Homme) sāhan
Woman (Femme) nthātā
Sun (Soleil) yhāhan
Moon (Lune) īyu

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

Cuicatec Picture Dictionaries

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

*Cuicatec animal words
*Cuicatec numbers

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