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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Jaltepec Mixe

Welcome to our Jaltepec vocabulary page! Jaltepec Mixe is a Mize-Zoquean language, related to other languages like Zoque and Popoluca. We have included twenty basic Jaltepec words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Mixe word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Mixe language site for more free resources.

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Mixe Jaltepec Word Set

English (Franais) Mixe de Jaltepec
One (Un) Tu'k
Two (Deux) Maehck
Three (Trois) Tig:k
Four (Quatre) Mahktak
Five (Cinq) Migk
Man (Homme) Ha"y
Woman (Femme) Mih
Sun (Soleil) i
Moon (Lune) Po"
Water (Eau) Ni:
White (Blanc) Po:p
Yellow (Jaune) Pu'c
Red (Rouge) Caps
Black (Noir) Yik
Eat (Manger) Kay
See (Voir) 'I
Hear (Entendre) Midow
Sing (Chanter) 'Iw
Leave (Partir) Co'n

Click here to see Jaltepec vocabulary words compared to words in other Mixean languages: Mixean Indian Words
Click here to see Mixe vocabulary words compared to words in related Mixe-Zoque languages: Mixe-Zoque Indian Words

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