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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Trique Words

Welcome to our Trique vocabulary page! Trique is an Oto-Manguean language, related to other languages like Mixtec and Zapotec. We have included twenty basic Trique words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Trique 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 Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Trique language site for more free resources.

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Trique Word Set

English (Français) Trique de Copala
One (Un) 1yaan
Two (Deux) vij
Three (Trois) va'nuj
Four (Quatre) ca'anj
Five (Cinq) 'un'
Man (Homme) chii
Woman (Femme) chana
Dog (Chien) chuvee
Sun (Soleil) güii
Moon (Lune) 1yavii
Water (Eau) na

Click here to see Trique vocabulary words compared to words in related Oto-Manguean languages: Oto Manguean Indian Words

Trique Picture Dictionaries

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

*Trique animal words

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