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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Kaqchikel Words

Welcome to our Kaqchikel vocabulary page! Kaqchikel is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Kanjobal and Yucatec Maya. We have included twenty basic Kaqchikel words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Kaqchikel 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 American Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Kaqchikel language site for more free resources.

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Kaqchikel Maya Word Set

(Click here for Kaqchikel pronunciation guide)

English (Franais) Kaqchikel words
One (Un) Jun
Two (Deux) Ka'i
Three (Trois) Oxi'
Four (Quatre) Kaji'
Five (Cinq) Wo'o'
Man (Homme) Achin
Woman (Femme) Ixq
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) Q'ij
Moon (Lune) Ik'
Water (Eau) Ya'
White (Blanc) Sq
Yellow (Jaune) Q'n
Red (Rouge) Kq
Black (Noir) Q'q

Click here to see Kaqchikel Maya vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Indian Words

Kaqchikel Picture Dictionaries

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

*Kaqchikel animal words
*Kaqchikel body parts
*Kaqchikel color words
*Kaqchikel number words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala indigenous languages
   North American Indian book
   Native American names
   The Mayan languages

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