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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Sumu Words

Welcome to our Sumu vocabulary page! Sumu is a Misumalpan language, related to other languages like Miskito and Ulwa. We have included twenty basic Sumu words here, to compare with related American Indian languages.

If you would like to know a Sumu word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Sumu language site for more free resources.

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English (Franēais) Sumu words
One (Un) As
Two (Deux)
Three (Trois) Bās
Four (Quatre) Arungka
Five (Cinq) Singka
Man (Homme) Alni
Woman (Femme) Yalni
Dog (Chien) Sūl
Sun (Soleil)
Moon (Lune) Waiku
Water (Eau) Wasni

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