Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Laurentian
We have included twenty basic words, enough to give you a feeling for each language. All the nouns are singular and all
the verbs are 3rd person singular ("he or she sings") because many Native American languages don't have a separate infinitive ("to sing")
the way English and French do.
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Laurentian Word Set
The Laurentian language has not been spoken in centuries, so these vocabulary words come from 16th-century sources
and their pronunciation is uncertain.
Click here to see Laurentian vocabulary words compared to words in related Iroquoian languages:Iroquoian Indian Words