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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Yukpa Words

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

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Yukpa Word Set

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English/Français/Español Yukpa words
One/Un/Uno ükúma
Two/Deux/Dos kósa
Three/Trois/Tres koséra
Four/Quatre/Cuatro kosátka
Five/Cinq/Cinco omátka
Man/Homme/Hombre küpa
Woman/Femme/Mujer voré'pa
Dog/Chien/Perro péro
Sun/Soleil/Sol vícho
Moon/Lune/Luna kúno
Water/Eau/Agua kúna

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

Yukpa Picture Dictionaries

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

*Yukpa animal words
*Yukpa body parts
*Yukpa number words

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