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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Muskogee Creek

Welcome to our Muskogee vocabulary page! Muskogee, also known as Creek, is a Muskogean language, related to other languages like Choctaw and Chickasaw. We have included twenty basic Muskogee words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Muskogee 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 Creek Indian language site for more free resources.

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Muskogee Creek Word Set

(Click here for Muskogee pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Muskogee words
One (Un) Hvmken
Two (Deux) Hokkolen
Three (Trois) Tuccēnen
Four (Quatre) Osten
Five (Cinq) Cahkēpen
Man (Homme) Honvnwv
Woman (Femme) Hoktē
Dog (Chien) Efv
Sun (Soleil) Hvse
Moon (Lune) Hvrēssē
Water (Eau) Owv
White (Blanc) Hvtkē
Yellow (Jaune) Lanē
Red (Rouge) Catē
Black (Noir) Lvstē
Eat (Manger) Pvpetv
See (Voir) Hecetv
Hear (Entendre) Pohetv
Sing (Chanter) Yvhiketv
Leave (Partir) Enkvpvketv or Wiketv

Click here to see Creek words compared to words in the Miccosukee Seminole language: Seminole Indian words
Click here to see Muskogee vocabulary words compared to words in related Muskogean languages: Muskogean Indian Words

Muskogee Picture Dictionaries

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

*Muskogee animal words
*Muskogee body parts
*Muskogee color words

Additional Resources

   Native Americans in Georgia
   Muskogee mythology
   Creek Indian names

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