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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Koyukon Words

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

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Koyukon Word Set

English (Français) Koyukon words
One (Un) K'eeł
Two (Deux) Neteekk'ee
Three (Trois) Tokk'ee
Four (Quatre) Denk'ee
Five (Cinq) K'eełts'ednaale
Man (Homme) Denaa
Woman (Femme) Sołt'aanh
Dog (Chien) Łeek
Sun (Soleil) So
Moon (Lune) Dołt'ol
Water (Eau) Too
White (Blanc) Kk'ule'
Yellow (Jaune) Tlughe'
Red (Rouge) K'kes
Black (Noir) T'aaze'
Sing (Chanter) K'edelyaayh

Click here to see Koyukon vocabulary words compared to words in related Athabaskan languages: Athabaskan Indian Words

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   Koyukon culture
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