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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Cupeno Words

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

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Cupeno Word Set

English (Français) Cupeno words
One (Un) Suplawut
Two (Deux) Wi'
Three (Trois) Pa
Four (Quatre) Wichu
Five (Cinq) Numaqananax
Man (Homme) Naxanis
Woman (Femme) Muwikut
Sun (Soleil) Tamyut
Moon (Lune) Munil
Water (Eau) Pal

Click here to see Cupeno vocabulary words compared to words in related Uto-Aztecan languages: Uto-Aztecan Indian Words

Additional Resources

   Cupeno Indians
   California Native Indians
   American Indian dictionary

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