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Native American Vocabulary: Machiguenga Words

Welcome to our Machiguenga vocabulary page! Machiguenga is an Arawakan language, related to other languages like Ashaninka and Arawak. We have included twenty basic Machiguenga words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Machiguenga Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you need to know a Machiguenga word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Machiguenga language site for more free resources.

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Machiguenga Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Machiguenga words
One/Un/Uno Paniro
Two/Deux/Dos Piteni
Three/Trois/Tres Mavani
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Tovaini
Man/Homme/Hombre Surari
Woman/Femme/Mujer Tsinane
Dog/Chien/Perro Otsiti
Sun/Soleil/Sol Poreatsiri
Moon/Lune/Luna Kashiri
Water/Eau/Agua Nia

Click here to see Machiguenga vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Words

Machiguenga Picture Dictionaries

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

*Machiguenga number words

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   Indian number systems
   Arawakan history



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