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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tariano Words

Welcome to our Tariano vocabulary page! Tariano is an Arawakan language, related to other languages like Ashaninka and Arawak. We have included twenty basic Tariano words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Tariano Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Tariano language site for more free resources.

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Tariano Word Set

(Click here for Tariano pronunciation guide)

English/Français/Español Tariano words
One/Un/Uno Páada
Two/Deux/Dos Yamáda
Three/Trois/Tres Manalída
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Kehpúnipe
Five/Cinq/Cinco Peénkapi
Man/Homme/Hombre Tsiari
Woman/Femme/Mujer Ínaru
Dog/Chien/Perro Chínu
Sun/Soleil/Sol Keri
Moon/Lune/Luna Keri
Water/Eau/Agua Uúni

Click here to see Tariano vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

Tariano Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Tariano word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Tariano animal words
*Tariano body parts
*Tariano number words

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