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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Warao Words

Welcome to our Warao vocabulary page! Warao, also known as Warau, is an indigenous language of Suriname and Guyana. It is a language isolate, not known to be related to any other languages. We have included twenty basic Warao words here, to compare with other American Indian languages. If you need to know a Warao word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Warao language site for more free resources.

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Warao Word Set

English (Français) Warao words
One (Un) Isaka
Two (Deux) Manamo
Three (Trois) Dijanamo
Four (Quatre) Orobakaya
Five (Cinq) Mojoapasi
Man (Homme) Nipora
Woman (Femme) Tira
Dog (Chien) Peoro
Sun (Soleil) Ya
Moon (Lune) Waniku
Water (Eau) Ho

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