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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Piro Words

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

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Piro Word Set

English/Français/Español Piro words
One/Un/Uno Ruña
Two/Deux/Dos Gundupa
House/Maison/Casa Kitcäpo
Woman/Femme/Mujer Buavi
Sun/Soleil/Sol Ne
Moon/Lune/Luna Thin
Corn/Mays/Maiz Hiuje

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

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