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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tewa Words

Welcome to our Tewa vocabulary page! Tewa is an Kiowa-Tanoan language, related to other languages like Kiowa and Tiwa. related to other languages like Kiowa and Tiwa. We have included twenty basic Tewa words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. If you need to know a Tewa word that is not currently on our page, you can visit our main Tewa language site for more free resources.

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Tewa Word Set

English (Français) San Juan Pueblo
One (Un) Wî'
Two (Deux) Wíyeh
Three (Trois) Poeyeh
Four (Quatre) Yôenu
Five (Cinq) P'ą́ąnú
Man (Homme) Sen
Woman (Femme) Kwee
Dog (Chien) Tséh
Sun (Soleil) Than
Moon (Lune) P'óe
Water (Eau) P'oe
White (Blanc) Ts'ą'i'
Yellow (Jaune) Ts'áyyi'
Red (Rouge) P'î'
Black (Noir) Phéndi'
Mother (Mère) Yíyá'
Father (Père) Tádá
House (Maison) Tewhá
Corn (Maïs) Khųų

Click here to see Tewa vocabulary words compared to words in the related Kiowa language: Kiowa-Tanoan Indian Words

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