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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Kashaya Words

Welcome to our Kashaya vocabulary page! Kashaya is a Hokan language, closely related to the Pomo languages. We have included twenty basic Kashaya words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you would like to know a Kashaya word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our American Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Kashaya language site for more free resources.

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Kashaya Word Set

English (Français) Kashaya words
One (Un) Hku
Two (Deux) Ko
Three (Trois) Sibo
Four (Quatre) Mitcha
Five (Cinq) Tucho
Man (Homme) Acha
Woman (Femme) Imata
Dog (Chien) Hayu
Sun (Soleil) Da
Moon (Lune) Q'alasha
Water (Eau) Qha
White (Blanc) Qahle
Yellow (Jaune) Qhala
Red (Rouge) K'is
Black (Noir) K'ili
Eat (Manger) Ma'aw
See (Voir) Chaw
Hear (Entendre) Shohn
Sing (Chanter) Chahnow
Leave (Partir) Chohtow

Click here to see Kashaya vocabulary words compared to words in related Hokan languages: Hokan Indian Words

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