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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Seri Words

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

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Seri Word Set

English (Français) Seri words
One (Un) Tazo
Two (Deux) Coocj
Three (Trois) Capxa
Four (Quatre) Czooxöc
Five (Cinq) Coitom
Man (Homme) Ctam
Woman (Femme) Cmaam
Dog (Chien) Haxz
Sun (Soleil) Zaah
Moon (Lune) Iizax
Water (Eau) Hax
White (Blanc) Cooxp
Yellow (Jaune) Cmasol
Red (Rouge) Cheel
Black (Noir) Coopol

Click here to see Seri vocabulary words compared to words in related Hokan languages: Hokan Indian Words

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