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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Wainuma Words

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

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Wainuma Word Set

English/Français/Español Wainuma words
One/Un/Uno Apágeri
Two/Deux/Dos Macháma
Three/Trois/Tres Matsüke
Man/Homme/Hombre Achijari
Woman/Femme/Mujer Inaru
Sun/Soleil/Sol Ghamui
Water/Eau/Agua Auni
Fire/Feu/Fuego Icheba
House/Maison/Casa Panísi
Head/Tete/Cabeza Baita
Hand/Main/Mano Nogápi
Corn/Mais/Maiz Pexkia

Click here to see Wainuma vocabulary words compared to words in related Arawakan languages: Arawakan Indian Words

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