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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Uspanteco Words

Welcome to our Uspanteco vocabulary page! Uspanteco is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Kanjobal and Yucatec Maya. We have included twenty basic Uspanteco words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Uspanteco 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 Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Uspanteco language site for more free resources.

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Uspanteco Word Set

(Click here for Uspanteco pronunciation guide)

English (Franais) Uspanteco words
One (Un) Jun
Two (Deux) Kyib'
Three (Trois) Uxib'
Man (Homme) Winaq
Woman (Femme) 'anim
Dog (Chien) Tz''i
Sun (Soleil) Q'ij
Moon (Lune) ik'
Water (Eau) Ja'

Click here to see Uspanteco vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Vocabulary Words

Uspanteco Picture Dictionaries

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

*Uspanteco animal words
*Uspanteco color words

Additional Resources

   Guatemalan languages
   English-Native American dictionary
   Names in Native American
   Mayan language family

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