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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Matis Words

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

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Matis Word Set

(Click here for Matis pronunciation guide)

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Matis words
One/Un/Uno Epapa
Two/Deux/Dos Dabidpa
Three/Trois/Tres Mikantet
Man/Homme/Hombre Dada
Woman/Femme/Mujer Chidabo
Dog/Chien/Perro Wapa
Sun/Soleil/Sol Tanun
Moon/Lune/Luna Usi
Water/Eau/Agua Waka

Click here to see Matis vocabulary words compared to words in related Panoan languages: Panoan Indian Words

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