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Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Chimalapa Zoque

Welcome to our Chimalapa vocabulary page! Chimalapa Zoque is a Mixe-Zoquean language, related to other languages like Mixe and Popoluca. We have included twenty basic Chimalapa words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Zoque word that is not currently on our page, you can take part in our Indian translations fundraiser or visit our main Zoquean site for more free resources.

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Zoque Chimalapa Word Set

English (Français) Chimalapa Zoque
One (Un) Tumü
Two (Deux) Metza'ang
Three (Trois) Tuwa'ang
Four (Quatre) Maktaxang
Five (Cinq) Moxang
Man (Homme) Pün
Woman (Femme) Yomü'
Dog (Chien) Nu'
Sun (Soleil) Jama
Moon (Lune) Xepe'
Water (Eau) Nü'
White (Blanc) Popo'
Yellow (Jaune) Pu'tz
Red (Rouge) Tzapatz
Black (Noir) Joka'
Eat (Manger) Küx
See (Voir) 'Ix
Hear (Entendre) Matong
Sing (Chanter) Wan
Leave (Partir) Tzak

Click here to see Chimalapan vocabulary words compared to words in other Zoqean languages: Zoqean Indian Words
Click here to see Zoque vocabulary words compared to words in related Mixe-Zoque languages: Mixe-Zoque Indian Words

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