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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Ute Words (Southern Paiute)

Welcome to our Ute vocabulary page! Ute is a Uto-Aztecan language, related to other languages like Shoshoni and Paiute. We have included twenty basic Ute words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Southern Paiute word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Ute language site for more free resources.

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Southern Paiute Word Set

English (Français) Ute words
One (Un) Suu
Two (Deux) Waini
Three (Trois) Peini
Four (Quatre) Wacuwini
Five (Cinq) Manigini
Man (Homme) Tangwaci
Woman (Femme) Mamaci
Sun (Soleil) Tavaci
Moon (Lune) Muatagoci
Water (Eau) Paa

Click here to see Southern Paiute vocabulary words compared to words in related Uto-Aztecan languages: Uto-Aztecan Indian Words

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