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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Klamath-Modoc Words

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

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Klamath-Modoc Word Set

English (Français) Klamath words
One (Un) Ńaas
Two (Deux) Laap
Three (Trois) Ndan
Four (Quatre) Woniip
Five (Cinq) Ton'ip
Man (Homme) Hiswaqs
Woman (Femme) Sn'eweets
Dog (Chien) Watc
Sun (Soleil) S'aba
Moon (Lune) S'aba
Water (Eau) 'Ambo

Click here to see Klamath-Modoc vocabulary words compared to words in related Penutian languages: Penutian Indian Words

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