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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Bakairi Words

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

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Bakairi Word Set

(Click here for Bakairi pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Bakairi words
One (Un) Tokale
Two (Deux) Azage
Three (Trois) Azage tokale
Four (Quatre) Azage azage
Man (Homme) Uguõdo
Woman (Femme) Pekodo
Sun (Soleil) Xüxü
Moon (Lune) Nune
Water (Eau) Paru

Click here to see Bakairi vocabulary words compared to words in related Cariban languages: Cariban Indian Words

Bakairi Picture Dictionaries

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

*Bakairi animal words
*Bakairi body parts
*Bakairi color words
*Bakairi number words

Additional Resources

   The Bakairi Indians of Brazil (Amazon affiliate link)
   Bakairi tribe
   Amazonian languages
   Brazilian Indian tribes

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