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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Kalhipona Words

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

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Kalhipona Word Set

English/Français/Español Kalhipona words
One/Un/Uno Aban
Two/Deux/Dos Biama
Three/Trois/Tres Iriua
Man/Homme/Hombre Eiéri
Woman/Femme/Mujer Hiaru
Sun/Soleil/Sol Káshi
Water/Eau/Agua One
Fire/Feu/Fuego Iléme
House/Maison/Casa Tuhonoko
Head/Tete/Cabeza Ishöke
Hand/Main/Mano Nukabo

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

Additional Resources

   Native American language dictionary
   Indians name
   Indian numeration system
   Arawakan languages of the West Indies



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