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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tamanaku Words

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

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Tamanaku Word Set

English (Français) Tamanaku words
One (Un) Tevin
Two (Deux) Achake
Three (Trois) Achilove
Man (Homme) Ipáliche
Head (Tete) Prutpe
Eye (Oeil) Yanuru
Sun (Soleil) Veyu
Moon (Lune) Nuna
Water (Eau) Duná
Corn (Mais) Xexe

Click here to see Tamanaku vocabulary words compared to words in related Cariban languages: Cariban Indian Words

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