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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Tuscarora
We have included twenty basic words, enough to give you a feeling for each language. All the nouns are singular and all
the verbs are 3rd person singular ("he or she sings") because many Native American languages don't have a separate infinitive ("to sing")
the way English and French do.
You can find a broader selection of Tuscarora words in our online picture glossaries.
If you would like to know a word that is not included in any of these wordlists, you can take part in our
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dictionary, or visit our main
Tuscarora language site for more free resources.
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Tuscarora Word Set
(Click here for pronunciation guide)
Click here to see Tuscarora vocabulary words compared to words in related Iroquoian languages :
Iroquoian Indian Words
Here are some themed Tuscarora word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!
Tuscarora Picture Dictionaries
Tuscarora animal words
Tuscarora color words
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