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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Ngabere Words

Welcome to our Ngabere vocabulary page! Ngabere, also known as Guaymi, is a Chibchan language, related to other languages like Bari and Ika. We have included twenty basic Ngabere words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you would like to know a Ngabere word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Ngabere language site for more free resources.

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Ngabere Word Set

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English (Français) Ngabere words
One (Un) Ti
Two (Deux) Bu
Three (Trois) Mai
Four (Quatre) Boko
Five (Cinq) Rigua
Man (Homme) Nitocua
Woman (Femme) Meri
Dog (Chien) Nu
Sun (Soleil) Ninguane
Moon (Lune) So
Water (Eau) Chi or Ña

Click here to see Ngabere words compared to words in related Chibchan languages: Chibchan Indian Words

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