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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Wapishana Words

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

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Wapishana Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Wapishana words
One/Un/Uno Bayadep
Two/Deux/Dos Yaitam
Three/Trois/Tres Dikinerda
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kamo
Water/Eau/Agua WÚne
Fire/Feu/Fuego Tiker
House/Maison/Casa Kaburn
Head/Tete/Cabeza Aitama
Hand/Main/Mano Kai
Corn/Mais/Maiz Marik

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

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