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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Pame Words

Welcome to our Pame vocabulary page! Pame is an Oto-Manguean language, related to other languages like Zapotec and Mixtec. We have included twenty basic Comanche words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Pame Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Pame language site for more free resources.

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Pame Word Set

(Click here for Pame pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Central Pame words
One (Un) Nda
Two (Deux) Nôi
Three (Trois) Ranhũ'
Four (Quatre) Kiñui
Five (Cinq) Kik'ài
Man (Homme) Kywán
Woman (Femme) Nthôi
Dog (Chien) Nadò
Sun (Soleil) Konhón'
Moon (Lune) ŋgom'àno'
Water (Eau) Kónde

Click here to see Pame vocabulary words compared to words in related Oto-Manguean languages: Oto-Manguean Indian Words

Pame Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Pame word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Pame animal words
*Pame numbers

Additional Resources

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