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Native American Vocabulary: Atikamekw Words

Welcome to our Atikamekw vocabulary page! Atikamekw is an Algonquian language, related to other languages like Cree and Ojibwe. We have included twenty basic Atikamekw words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Attikamekw Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Atikamekw word that is not in these wordlists, you can visit our main Atikamekw language site for more free resources.

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Atikamekw Word Set

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English (Français) Atikamekw words
One (Un) Peikw
Two (Deux) Nicw
Three (Trois) Nicto
Four (Quatre) New
Five (Cinq) Niaran
Man (Homme) Iriniw
Woman (Femme) Iskwew
Dog (Chien) Atimw
Sun (Soleil) Kicikaw pisimw
Moon (Lune) Tipiskaw pisimw
Water (Eau) Nipi
White (Blanc) Wapaw
Yellow (Jaune) Osawaw
Red (Rouge) Mikwaw
Black (Noir) Makatewaw
Eat (Manger) Mitciso
See (Voir) Wapatam
Hear (Entendre) Petam
Sing (Chanter) Nakamo
Leave (Partir) Matcaw

Click here to see Atikamekw Indian words compared to words in related Algonquian languages: Algonquian Indian Words

Atikamekw Picture Dictionaries

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

*Atikamekw animal words
*Atikamekw body parts

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   Atikamekw tribe
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   Algonquian people

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