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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Palikur Words

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

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Palikur Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Palik˙r words
One/Un/Uno Pahat
Two/Deux/Dos Pitana
Three/Trois/Tres Mpana
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Paxnika
Man/Homme/Hombre Awair
Woman/Femme/Mujer Tino
Dog/Chien/Perro Peru (from Spanish)
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kamui
Moon/Lune/Luna Kairi
Water/Eau/Agua Uni

Click here to see Palikur vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

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