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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Mam Words

Welcome to our Mam vocabulary page! Mam is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Ixil and Kekchi. We have included twenty basic Mam words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Mam Indian 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 Native American translation fundraiser or visit our main Mam language site for more free resources.

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Mam Word Set

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English (Français) Mam words
One (Un) Junh
Two (Deux) Kab'a
Three (Trois) Oa
Man (Homme) Xinaq
Woman (Femme) Xuj
Dog (Chien) Tx'ya'n
Sun (Soleil) Q'ij
Moon (Lune) Xjaw
Water (Eau) A'

Click here to see Mam vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Vocabulary

Mam Picture Dictionaries

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

*Mam animal words
*Mam body parts
*Mam color words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala Indian
   American Indian language dictionary
   Baby name meanings
   The Mayas

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