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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Kariai Words

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

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Kariai Word Set

English/Français/Español Kariai words
One/Un/Uno Nyoi
Two/Deux/Dos Püthairama
Three/Trois/Tres Tükahui
Sun/Soleil/Sol Ghamui
Water/Eau/Agua Toni
Fire/Feu/Fuego Apai
House/Maison/Casa Nuána
Head/Tete/Cabeza Nuküuy
Hand/Main/Mano Nughai
Corn/Mais/Maiz Yuanati

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

Kariai Picture Dictionaries

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