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Welcome to our Lenape vocabulary page! Lenape, also known as Delaware, is an Algonquian language, related to other languages like Shawnee and Ojibway. We have included twenty basic Lenape words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Lenape 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 Lenape language site for more free resources.
|English (Français)||Lenape words|
|Dog (Chien)||Alëm or Mwekane|
|Moon (Lune)||Kišux or Nipahëm|
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