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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Waraiku Words

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

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Waraiku Word Set

English/Français/Español Waraiku words
One/Un/Uno Etetu
Two/Deux/Dos Puyabana
Three/Trois/Tres Mayba
Man/Homme/Hombre Etialo
Sun/Soleil/Sol Ghuma
Water/Eau/Agua Uni
Fire/Feu/Fuego Ighé
House/Maison/Casa Pey'
Head/Tete/Cabeza Ghi
Hand/Main/Mano Nikabu
Corn/Mais/Maiz Mechi

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

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