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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Yine Words

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

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Yine Word Set

English/Franšais/Espa˝ol Yine words
One/Un/Uno Satupje
Two/Deux/Dos Gepi
Three/Trois/Tres Mapa
Four/Quatre/Cuatro Gepkoxamkoje
Five/Cinq/Cinco Pamyo
Man/Homme/Hombre Exi
Woman/Femme/Mujer Setu
Dog/Chien/Perro Abe
Sun/Soleil/Sol Kaxi
Moon/Lune/Luna Airi
Water/Eau/Agua Gonu

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

Yine Picture Dictionaries

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

*Yine number words

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