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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Quiche Words

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

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Quiche Word Set

(Click here for Quiche pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Quiche words
One (Un) Jun
Two (Deux) Keb'
Three (Trois) Oxib'
Man (Homme) Achi
Woman (Femme) Ixoq
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) Q'iij
Moon (Lune) Qati'
Water (Eau) Ja'

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

Quiche Picture Dictionaries

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

*Quiche animal words
*Quiche color words

Additional Resources

   Mayan Indians of Guatemala
   Native American-English dictionary
   Native horse names
   Mayan language family

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