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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Paresi (Parecis) Words

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

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Paresi Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Paresi words
One/Un/Uno Hatita
Two/Deux/Dos Hinama
Three/Trois/Tres Hanama
Man/Homme/Hombre Ena
Woman/Femme/Mujer Ohiro
Dog/Chien/Perro Kacholo
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kamai
Moon/Lune/Luna Kaimare
Water/Eau/Agua One

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

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