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Native American Vocabulary: Arabela Words

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

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Arabela Word Set

(Click here for Arabela pronunciation guide)

English/Français/Español Arabela words
One/Un/Uno Nikiriyatu
Two/Deux/Dos Kaapiki
Three/Trois/Tres Kerahaa
Man/Homme/Hombre Puiyano
Woman/Femme/Mujer Maahi
Dog/Chien/Perro Sare
Sun/Soleil/Sol Pananu
Moon/Lune/Luna Raka
Water/Eau/Agua Mowaka
Fire/Feu/Fuego Mani
House/Maison/Casa Tia

Click here to see Arabela vocabulary words compared to words in related Zaparoan languages: Zaparoan Indian Words

Arabela Picture Dictionaries

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

*Arabela animal words
*Arabela body parts
*Arabela color words
*Arabela number words

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