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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Kiliwa Words

Welcome to our Kiliwa vocabulary page! Kiliwa is a Yuman language, related to other languages like Cochimi and Mojave. We have included twenty basic Kiliwa words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you'd like to know a Kiliwa word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Kiliwa language site for more free resources.

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Kiliwa Word Set

English (Français) Kiliwa words
One (Un) Mecil
Two (Deux) Hauwak
Three (Trois) Hamiik
Four (Quatre) Minûk
Five (Cinq) Seltipûm
Man (Homme) Nickume
Woman (Femme) Yiskô
Dog (Chien) That
Sun (Soleil) Inyaa
Moon (Lune) Hüla'a
Water (Eau) Ehaa

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

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