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Below, you will find a small (but growing!) list of Paiute words and their meaning. Please contact the webmaster if you find an incorrect word or would like to add to this list!

PAIUTE WORDDEFINITIONPAIUTE WORDDEFINITION
Sumu'yooOneAda crow
Waha'yooTwonugadance
Pahe'yooThreetabuaggenadawn
Watsukwe'yooFourWeze-ga'yoodeer
Manege'yooFiveTogudog
NanaManTsagase'edonkey
Mogo'neWomankin naa'afather
TabaSunuwekago to sleep
MuhaMoonkenered hawk, chicken hawk
PaaWaternodda pehabehoney
SawabeSagebrushWesepooggoohorse
sui'hooAfraidpannunudulake
tunnaantelopetuggweggwetsebalightening
oha'ababypoohwilooking way into distance
toohoo'obobcatbesa soobeddalove between man and wife
wannnga'abrotherWa'etse(old) man
bagootsoobuffalopowmaraining
kaaducatpune'e(little) sister
tubbogecavekoomebasky
Tooonugwetseducougarpaatusoobastar
Kootsoocownuunuawunuthunder