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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Quechan (Yuma)
We have included twenty basic words, enough to give you a feeling for each language. All the nouns are singular and all
the verbs are 3rd person singular ("he or she sings") because many Native American languages don't have a separate infinitive ("to sing")
the way English and French do.
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Quechan Word Set
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