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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Huichol Words

Welcome to our Huichol vocabulary page! Huichol is a Uto-Aztecan language, related to other languages like Hopi and Nahuatl. We have included twenty basic Huichol words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Huichol 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 Huichol language site for more free resources.

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Huichol Word Set

(Click here for Huichol pronunciation guide)

English (Franais) Huichol words
One (Un) Zev
Two (Deux) Hta
Three (Trois) Hika
Four (Quatre) Nuka
Five (Cinq) uzuvi
Man (Homme) Tv
Woman (Femme) Uk
Dog (Chien) Chki
Sun (Soleil) Tu
Moon (Lune) Mecri
Water (Eau) H

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

Huichol Picture Dictionaries

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

*Huichol animal words
*Huichol body parts

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