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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Yaminawa Words

Welcome to our Yaminawa vocabulary page! Yaminawa is a Pano-Tacanan language, related to other languages like Shipibo and Mayoruna. We have included twenty basic Yaminawa words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Yaminawa Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Yaminawa language site for more free resources.

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Yaminawa Word Set

(Click here for Yaminawa pronunciation guide)

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Yaminawa words
One/Un/Uno Wisti
Two/Deux/Dos Rawe
Three/Trois/Tres Mapo
Man/Homme/Hombre Du'uhede
Woman/Femme/Mujer Kenrun
Dog/Chien/Perro Pashta
Sun/Soleil/Sol Shidi
Moon/Lune/Luna Usi
Water/Eau/Agua Upash

Click here to see Yaminawa vocabulary words compared to words in related Panoan languages: Panoan Indian Words

Yaminawa Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Yaminawa word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Yaminawa animal words
*Yaminawa body parts

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