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Welcome to our Lakota and Dakota Sioux vocabulary page! Lakota and Dakota Sioux are two dialects of a Siouan language, related to other languages like Crow and Assiniboine. We have included twenty basic Sioux words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Sioux Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you need to know a Sioux word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Sioux language site for more free resources.
(Click here for Sioux pronunciation guide)
|English (Français)||Dakota Sioux words||Lakota Sioux words|
|Sun (Soleil)||Wi||Anpetu wi|
|Moon (Lune)||Hanwi||Hanhepi wi|
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