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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Garifuna Words

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

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Garifuna Word Set

English (Français) Garifuna words
One (Un) Ában
Two (Deux) Biáma
Three (Trois) Ürua
Four (Quatre) Gádürü
Man (Homme) Eyeri
Woman (Femme) Hiñanru
Dog (Chien) Aunli
Sun (Soleil) Weyu
Moon (Lune) Kati
Water (Eau) Duna

Click here to see Garifuna vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

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