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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Pokomam Words

Welcome to our Pokomam vocabulary page! Pokomam is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Quiche and Yucatec Maya. We have included twenty basic Pokomam words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Pokomam 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 Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Pokomam language site for more free resources.

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Pokomam Word Set

(Click here for Pokomam pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Pokomam words
One (Un) Janaj
Two (Deux) Ki'im
Three (Trois) Ixi'm
Man (Homme) Imaas
Woman (Femme) Ixoq
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) Q'iij
Moon (Lune) Poh
Water (Eau) Ha'

Click here to see Pokomam vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Indian Vocabulary

Pokomam Picture Dictionaries

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

*Pokomam animal words
*Pokomam color words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala indigenous languages
   Native American dictionary
   Native American wolf names
   The Maya languages



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