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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Karankawa Words

Welcome to our Karankawa vocabulary page! Karankawa is an extinct language of Texas, not known to be related to any other living language. We have included twenty basic Karankawa words here, to compare with other American Indian languages. If you need to know a Karankawa word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American translations fundraiser or visit our main Karankawa language site for more free resources.

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Karankawa Word Set

English (Français) Karankawa words
One (Un) Eshe
Two (Deux) Haíkia
Three (Trois) Kaxáyi
Man (Homme) Saylá
Woman (Femme) Calí
Dog (Chien) Qüeshe
Sun (Soleil) Clon or Doowal
Moon (Lune) Tayk or Auil
Water (Eau) Clé or Komkom

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