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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Terena Words

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

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Terena Word Set

English/Français/Español Terena words
One/Un/Uno Paisuan
Two/Deux/Dos Piá
Three/Trois/Tres Mopuá
Man/Homme/Hombre Sháane
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kaché
Water/Eau/Agua Une
Fire/Feu/Fuego Yukú
Head/Tete/Cabeza Dootí
Hand/Main/Mano Uoú
Corn/Mais/Maiz Soporó
House/Maison/Casa Ovongu

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

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