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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Maipure Words

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

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Maipure Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Maipure words
One/Un/Uno Papeta
Two/Deux/Dos Apanum
Three/Trois/Tres Apekiva
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kamosi
Water/Eau/Agua Ueni
Fire/Feu/Fuego Kati
House/Maison/Casa KaxŘ
Head/Tete/Cabeza Nikibuk˙
Hand/Main/Mano Nukapi
Corn/Mais/Maiz Dzyomuki
Mother/Mere/Madre Ina

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

Additional Resources

   Columbia indigenous people
   American Indian language dictionary
   Indian dog name
   Indian numbers
   Arawakan people

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