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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Wailaki Words

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

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Wailaki Word Set

English (Français) Wailaki words
One (Un) Lhai'haa'
Two (Deux) Naakaa'
Three (Trois) Taak
Four (Quatre) Denky'en
Five (Cinq) Daashkalaa'
Man (Homme) Kaat'iinin
Woman (Femme) Tc'eektcin
Dog (Chien) Naat'ii
Sun (Soleil) Shaa
Moon (Lune) Kit'eeshaa
Water (Eau) Too
White (Blanc) Lhgai
Yellow (Jaune) Lhtciit
Red (Rouge) Lhtciit
Black (Noir) Lhtcin
Eat (Manger) Eca
See (Voir) Yilhsun
Hear (Entendre) Tsaan
Sing (Chanter) Lee
Leave (Partir) Tinyaa

Click here to see Wailaki vocabulary words compared to words in related Athabaskan languages: Athabaskan Indian Words

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