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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tzutujil Words

Welcome to our Tzutujil vocabulary page! Tzutujil is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Qanjobal and Yucatan. We have included twenty basic Tzutujil words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Tzutujil 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 Indian words fundraiser or visit our main Tzutujil language site for more free resources.

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Tzutujil Word Set

(Click here for Tzutujil pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Tzutujil words
One (Un) Juun
Two (Deux) Ky'e'
Three (Trois) Uxi'
Man (Homme) Aachi
Woman (Femme) Ixoq
Dog (Chien) Tz'i'
Sun (Soleil) Q'iij
Moon (Lune) Iik'
Water (Eau) Ya'

Click here to see Tzutujil vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Maya Indian Vocabulary

Tzutujil Picture Dictionaries

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

*Tzutujil animal words
*Tzutujil color words

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