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Welcome to our Lakota vocabulary page! Lakota is a Siouan language, related to other languages like Dakota and Assiniboine. We have included twenty basic Lakota words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Lakota 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 Lakota language site for more free resources.
(Click here for Lakota pronunciation guide)
|English (Français)||Lakota Sioux words|
|Sun (Soleil)||Anpetu wi, or just Wi|
|Moon (Lune)||Hanhepi wi, or Hanyewi|
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