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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Mojave Words

Welcome to our Mojave vocabulary page! Mojave, also known as Mohave, is a Yuman language, related to other languages like Havasupai and Kumeyaay. We have included twenty basic Mojave words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Mojave 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 American Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Mojave language site for more free resources.

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Mojave Word Set

English (Français) Mojave words
One (Un) Seto
Two (Deux) Havik
Three (Trois) Hamok
Four (Quatre) Chumpap
Five (Cinq) Tharap
Man (Homme) 'Iipa
Woman (Femme) Thinya'aak
Dog (Chien) Hatchoq
Sun (Soleil) 'Anya
Moon (Lune) Haly'a
Water (Eau) 'Aha
White (Blanc) Nyamasav
Yellow (Jaune) 'Aqwath
Red (Rouge) 'Ahwat
Black (Noir) Anyaa'ily
Eat (Manger) Amam
See (Voir) Iyuuk
Hear (Entendre) A'avk
Sing (Chanter) Isvark
Leave (Partir) Hakaduuch

Click here to see Mojave words compared to words in related Hokan languages: Hokan Indian Words

Mojave Picture Dictionaries

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

*Mojave animal words

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