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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Quiripi Words

The Quiripi language has long been extinct. These vocabulary words come from a religious text recorded by the Reverend Abraham Pierson in 1658. The spelling of this text is erratic and there is no pronunciation guide, so these vocabulary words are probably best taken as approximations. If you would like to know a Quiripi word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American translation fundraiser or visit our main Quiripi language site for more free resources.

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Quiripi Word Set

English (Français) Quiripi words
One (Un) negonne or pâsuk
Two (Deux) nefuog
Three (Trois) nashwe
Four (Quatre) youw
Man (Homme) renna
Woman (Femme) kèrequabus
Sun (Soleil) kezous
Moon (Lune) nénepómsha
Water (Eau) nip'p
See (Voir) naumen
Hear (Entendre) petammin

Click here to see these vocabulary words in related Algonquian languages: Algonquian Indian Words

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