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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tlahuica Words

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

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Tlahuica Word Set

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English (Français) Tlahuica words
One (Un) Mbla
Two (Deux) Moo
Three (Trois) Pjiu
Four (Quatre) Ñitjopikibaly
Five (Cinq) Cuit'aa
Man (Homme) Wuendu
Woman (Femme) Wuetxu
Dog (Chien) Tsii
Sun (Soleil) T'untata
Moon (Lune) T'unana
Water (Eau) Ndaa
White (Blanc) Xich
Yellow (Jaune) K'janjmujly
Red (Rouge) Kjeye
Black (Noir) Ñutjui
Eat (Manger) Taktzindzi
See (Voir) Lupjoly
Hear (Entendre) Eety
Sing (Chanter) Takt'ee

Click here to see Tlahuica vocabulary words compared to words in related Oto-Manguean languages: Oto-Manguean Indian Words

Tlahuica Picture Dictionaries

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

*Tlahuica animal words
*Tlahuica body parts
*Tlahuica color words
*Tlahuica number words

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