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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Hixkaryana Words

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

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Hixkaryana Word Set

English (Français) Hixkaryana words
One (Un) Tonishá
Two (Deux) Sakó
Three (Trois) Sorowão
Man (Homme) Tamushi
Woman (Femme) Wosy
Dog (Chien) Kamara
Sun (Soleil) Kama:na
Moon (Lune) No:ná
Water (Eau) Toná
Fire (Feu) Wuhritó

Click here to see Hixkaryana vocabulary words compared to words in related Cariban languages: Cariban Indian Words

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