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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Mixe Words

Welcome to our Mixe vocabulary page! Mixe is a Mize-Zoquean language, related to other languages like Zoque and Popoluca. We have included twenty basic Mixe 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 Word Set

English (Franais) Mixe de Coatlan Mixe de Jaltepec Mixe de Tlahuitoltepec
One (Un) Tuuk Tu'k Tu"k
Two (Deux) Mehc Maehck Mahck
Three (Trois) Tugiig Tig:k Tiki:k
Four (Quatre) Midaax Mahktak Maktok
Five (Cinq) Migoox Migk Makvk
Man (Homme) Jaay Ha"y Ho:'y
Woman (Femme) Toodyik Mih Tv'vytihk
Sun (Soleil) Xii i i:w
Moon (Lune) Po' Po" Pv'
Water (Eau) Nii Ni: Ni:
White (Blanc) Poob Po:p Pv:p
Yellow (Jaune) Pu'ch Pu'c Pv'c
Red (Rouge) Chapch Caps Cohpc
Black (Noir) Yic Yik Yik
Eat (Manger) Mucx Kay Kay
See (Voir) Ihx 'I 'E
Hear (Entendre) Midw Midow Matvw
Sing (Chanter) Iw 'Iw 'I:p
Leave (Partir) Choon Co'n Co'n

Click here to see Mixe words compared to words in related Mixe-Zoque languages: Mixe-Zoque Indian Words

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