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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Omaha-Ponca Words

Welcome to our Omaha-Ponca vocabulary page! Omaha-Ponca is a Siouan language, related to other languages like Crow and Lakota Sioux. We have included twenty basic Omaha and Ponca words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Omaha-Ponca word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Omaha-Ponca language site for more free resources.

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Omaha-Ponca Word Set

English (Français) Omaha-Ponca words
One (Un) Wiŋ
Two (Deux) Naŋba
Three (Trois) Dhabdhiŋ
Four (Quatre) Duba
Five (Cinq) Sattaŋ
Man (Homme) Šenu
Woman (Femme) Wa'u
Dog (Chien) Šaŋge
Sun (Soleil) Miŋ
Moon (Lune) Miŋ
Water (Eau) Niŋ

Click here to see Omaha-Ponca vocabulary words compared to words in related Siouan languages: Siouan Indian Words

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