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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Koasati (Coushatta) Words

Welcome to our Koasati vocabulary page! Koasati, also known as Coushatta, is a Muskogean language, related to other languages like Choctaw and Creek. We have included twenty basic Koasati words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Koasati words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Koasati language site for more free resources.

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Koasati Word Set

(Click here for Koasati pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Koasati words
One (Un) Chaffá:kan
Two (Deux) Tóklon
Three (Trois) Toccí:nan
Four (Quatre) Ostá:kan
Five (Cinq) Cahappá:kan
Man (Homme) Ná:ni
Woman (Femme) Tayyí
Dog (Chien) Ifá
Sun (Soleil) Hasí
Moon (Lune) Niłahasí
Water (Eau) Okí
White (Blanc) Hátka
Yellow (Jaune) Lá:na
Red (Rouge) Hómma
Black (Noir) Locá
Eat (Manger) Í:pan
See (Voir) Hí:can
Hear (Entendre) Įhá:lon
Sing (Chanter) Tálwan
Leave (Partir) Achalí:kan

Click here to see Koasati vocabulary words compared to words in related Muskogean languages: Muskogean Indian Words

Koasati Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Koasati word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Koasati animal words
*Koasati body parts
*Koasati color words
*Koasati number words

Additional Resources

   Alabama tribes
   Native American books
   Indian names
   Muskogee language family



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