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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Pilaga Words

Welcome to our Pilaga vocabulary page! Pilaga is a Guaicuruan language, related to other languages like Kadiweu and Toba. We have included twenty basic Pilaga words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you would like to know a Pilaga word that is not included in any of these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American translations fundraiser or visit our main Pilaga language site for more free resources.

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Pilaga Word Set

(Click here for Pilaga pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Pilaga words
One (Un) Onolek
Two (Deux) Dosolqa
Three (Trois) Tres
Man (Homme) Le'em
Woman (Femme) Yawo
Dog (Chien) Pyoq
Sun (Soleil) Katena
Moon (Lune) Awoxoik
Water (Eau) Noop
Fire (Feu) Dole
Earth (Terre) Alewa
Mother (Mère) Iate'e
Father (Père) Ita'a
House (Maison) Emek
Black (Noir) Ledaik
White (Blanc) Pagaik
Tree (Arbre) Epaq
Fish (Poisson) Ñi'yaq

Click here to see Pilaga vocabulary words compared to words in related Guaicuruan languages: Guaicuruan Vocabulary

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