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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Nooksack Words

Welcome to our Nooksack vocabulary page! Nooksack is a Salishan language, related to other languages like Squamish and Flathead Salish. We have included twenty basic Nooksack words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Nooksack word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our translation of Native American languages fundraiser or visit our main Nooksack language site for more free resources.

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Nooksack Word Set

English (Français) Nooksack words
One (Un) Nutso
Two (Deux) Sali
Three (Trois) Łixw
Four (Quatre) Mos
Five (Cinq) Łkačis
Man (Homme) Sweyuka
Woman (Femme) Łannai
Sun (Soleil) Tsoxatsat
Moon (Lune) Łqałts
Water (Eau) Hotsim

Click here to see Nooksack words compared to words in related Salishan languages: Salishan Indian Words

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