Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Osage
We have included twenty basic words, enough to give you a feeling for each language. All the nouns are singular and all
the verbs are 3rd person singular ("he or she sings") because many Native American languages don't have a separate infinitive ("to sing")
the way English and French do.
You can find a broader selection of Osage words in our online picture glossaries.
If you would like to know a word that is not included in any of these wordlists, you can take part in our
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Osage dictionary, or visit our main
Osage language site for more free resources.
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Osage Word Set
The characters in RED are written in the new Osage font, which you must
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The letters in black are our romanization. Click here
for a full pronunciation guide.
Click here to see Osage vocabulary words compared to words in related Siouan languages:Siouan Indian Words