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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Quinault Words

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

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Quinault Word Set

English (Français) Quinault words
One (Un) Paw
Two (Deux) Salli
Three (Trois) Cha'uła
Four (Quatre) Mus
Five (Cinq) Tsilakis
Man (Homme) Sti'ixw
Woman (Femme) Skekłnał
Dog (Chien) Kaxo
Sun (Soleil) Tani'm
Moon (Lune) Tani'm
Water (Eau) Ka'l

Click here to see Quinault vocabulary words compared to words in related Salishan languages: Salishan Indian Words

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