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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Hopi Words

Welcome to our Hopi vocabulary page! Hopi is a Uto-Aztecan language, related to other Southwestern languages like Yaqui and O'odham. We have included twenty basic Hopi words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Hopi 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 translation of Native American languages fundraiser or visit our main Hopi language site for more free resources.

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Hopi Word Set

(Click here for Hopi pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Hopi words
One (Un) Suukya'
Two (Deux) Lööyö'
Three (Trois) Pàayo'
Four (Quatre) Naalöyö'
Five (Cinq) Tsivot
Man (Homme) Taaqa
Woman (Femme) Wùuti
Sun (Soleil) Taawa
Moon (Lune) Muuyaw
Water (Eau) Kuuyi

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

Hopi Picture Dictionaries

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

*Hopi animal words
*Hopi color words
*Hopi number words

Additional Resources

   Hopi Native Americans
   Hopi legends
   Arizona Indian tribes
   Southwestern languages
   Hopi kachina dolls



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