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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Mattole Words

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

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Mattole Word Set

English (Français) Mattole words
One (Un) Ləiha'
Two (Deux) Nakxəh
Three (Trois) Daak'əh
Four (Quatre) Dintc'yəh
Five (Cinq) Djikxla'
Dog (Chien) Naat'łíí
Sun (Soleil) Shaa
Moon (Lune) Shaa
Water (Eau) Too
White (Blanc) Łiigəi
Yellow (Jaune) Łitsəw
Red (Rouge) Łitcidj
Black (Noir) Łishin
Eat (Manger) Yan
See (Voir) 'In
Hear (Entendre) Ts'əts'an
Leave (Partir) Yaaxyai

Click here to see Mattole vocabulary words compared to words in related Athabaskan languages: Athabaskan Indian Words

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