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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Deg Xinag Words

Welcome to our Deg Xinag vocabulary page! Deg Xinag is an Alaskan Athabascan language, related to other languages like Tanaina and Gwich'in. We have included twenty basic Deg Xinag words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Deg Xinag Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Deg Xinag word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our American Indian translations fundraiser, consult an Indian language dictionary, or visit our main Deg Xinag language site for more free resources.

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Deg Xinag Word Set

English (Français) Deg Xinag words
one (un) giłaga
two (deux) teka
three (trois) to:g
four (quatre) de:nče
five (cinq) 'giłasna:l
man (homme) dina
woman (femme) nq'ołonh
dog (chien) łek
sun (soleil) no'oy
moon (lune) dołt'ol
water (eau) te
white (blanc) luq'uł
red (rouge) dithiq'isr
black (noir) dithizringh

Click here to see Deg Xinag vocabulary words compared to words in related Athabaskan languages: Athabascan Indian Words

Deg Xinag Picture Dictionaries

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

*Deg Xinag animal words

Additional Resources

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