Reverse Index

This dictionary was last updated at July 25, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

A a
able to, beraca
above, cause to sitrochiba
againquezaca
agavetoba
alder treeyaga quilla
alsochela1
altarbecogo
alwaysceli
amonglahui2
and (used in complex numbers)bi-2
anothersetobize-
apart, be locatedchacho
arriverieta
articlexiba
ask againrenaba
aspectlao
aspect, causativeo-
aspect, causative habitualto-1
aspect, causative irrealisque-3
aspect, causative perfectivebe-2
aspect, definite futureze-
aspect, habitualri-
aspect, irrealisqui-y-
aspect, perfecthue-2hue=
aspect, perfectivebi-1
aspect, reiterative habitualre-
aspect, reiterative irrealisque-2
aspect, reiterative perfecthue-2
aspect, reiterative perfectivebe-4
aspect, stativena-
at the base ofxana2
at the edge oftohua1
at the side ofcue1
at the time of=ti1
B b
backtexi
be (existential)riti
be (located)riyo
be able toraca
be buriedricachi
be containedriyo
be deadrati
be enclosedriyo
be floatingrizabi
be goodnazaca
be halfrola
be hangingrizabi
be healthynazaca
be hiddenricachi
be injuredrisaca
be insideriyo
be leftrizana
be located (sitting, standing, lying)rizoba
be located separatechacho
be lyingnaa6
be namedla1
be placedrizoba
be sittingriti
be standingrizo
be taughtnana2
be uprightrizo
beardloxo
beforelao
believerielilachi
belowquete
beneathxana2
benefitxilla1
besidecue1
betweenlahui2
big-tao
bonechita2
border markerbiza
breakroxine
breastlachito
brother (of a woman)bizana
brother-in-lawxiniyochi
burial sitepa5quiba1
buttocksxana2
buyrizi
bylao
C c
canraca
candle (made of wax or fat)za
causative aspecto-
causative habitual aspectto-1
causative irrealis aspectque-3
causative perfective aspectbe-2
cause to sit elevatedrochiba
chapter (of a book);xiba
chestlachito
childxini1
child, femalexinichapa
child, malexinigana
child-in-lawxiniyochi
churchyootoo
cleannagati
clothlati2
clotheslati2xaba
clothinglati2
coatxaba
cob, corn on thezehe
comandribepea
comerieta
comitative (with)=nenee
commandrinipeya
commandmenttichapea
communionguela nachaga
comprehendnana2
confessorcopapitao
confirmricapea
conjunction, becausequelani
consortlechela
copalyala
cornxoba1
corn on the cobzehe
corn, ear ofzehe
cornfieldquela4
costlisaca
cottonxilla6
createroza
cultivaterana1
D d
darknessquela cahui
daughter-in-lawxiniyochi
dawnquela1
dead personbenigoti
deceasedguetao
definite future aspectze-
deitybitao
demand againrenaba
demonstrativeque3
devilbezelo
dirtyoo1
disciplexillani
distributeriquice
divide upriquice
downquete
E e
ear of cornzehe
eatrago
edgetohua1
eightxono
elegant thinglaya3
emphatic marker=xa
eternalceli
F f
facelao
farmland (sown field)quela4
fatza
fellow manleca
femalegona1
field, farmlandquela4
field, large flatlacha
fiestalani1
fifteenchino3
finishriloxe
flat field (large)lacha
flat land (large)lacha
flat partlapa
fleshpela4
footnia2
fortytiua
fourtapa2
four (B set of numbers)ta
four hundredela
fourteenchita1
front of, inlao
fruitnaxi2
future aspect, definiteze-
G g
generationtia1
giftxilla1
girlchapa
gloryquieba
go upreapi
good (of a taste)naxi2
good roadnezayo
greaseza
great-tao
great spiritbitao
guardcopa1
H h
habitual aspectri-
habitual aspect, causativeto-1
habitual aspect, reiterativere-
hand (body part)naa3
harrowrana1
haverapa
heartlachi
heavenquieba
her=ni1
hers=ni1
hilltani
him=ni1
his=ni1
holy thinglaya3
homelandhualachi
hoofnia2
howxa2
howevercani1
huipilbytani
human kindbeniati
hundredcayoa
husbandlechela
I i
in front oflao
in that casechique
in the same waylanicica
in this waycica3cicani1
incense of copalyala
in-law, childxiniyochi
in-law, siblingxiniyochi
interrogative, whereca2
irrealis aspectqui-y-
irrealis aspect, causativeque-3
irrealis aspect, reiterativeque-2
it (animal)=mee
item (in a list)alanialarini
its=ni1
its (animal)=mee
J j
jewelryxitila
K k
kindlao
know (someone or something)nana2
L l
Ladychana
Lady (Virgin)xonaxi
land for a homesolar
land, large flatlacha
land, plot ofcuelayoo
land, sowed fieldquina2
language, Zapotecticha zaa
large flat fieldlacha
large flat landlacha
large roadnezayo
laterchique
lengthlezotoni
life forcebitao
like thiscica3cicani1
list itemalanialarini
located, berizoba
looktona1
loomtelar
Lord (Señor)chana
lot (of land)cue2
lot of landcuelayoo
M m
magueytoba
main roadnezayo
makeroza
maleniguio
manyciani
measurepea
meatpela4
mercyxilla1
metalquiba2
mine=ya
mirrorguiehuana
miserychiba4
mistresslechela
monthpeo
moonpeo
morningquela1
mountaintani
mouthtohua1
muchciani
N n
named, bela1
native (to a place) (of a person)hualachi
necklacebiga2
neighborleca
newcobi
next tocue1
nightquela1
ninega1
nominalizerquela=
northzotola
nowana2
O o
OaxacaLoolaha
offeringcona3
officechina5
Oh! (vocative)ha3
oldgola
old personbenigola
onlao
one hundredcayoa
only=ci
ordainricapea
outerwearxaba
P p
paperquichi1
partylani1
peoplebeniati
perfect aspecthue-2hue=
perfect aspect, reiterativehue-2
perfective aspectbi-1
perfective aspect, reiterativebe-4
permissionchichibea
personbeni1
person), native (to a place) (of ahualachi
person, deadbenigoti
person, manniguio
person, oldbenigola
person, sickbeniquicha
person, womangona1
person, young womanchapa
person, Zapotecbeni za
perspective aspect, causativebe-2
petatetaha
piece of landcue2
place wherelate1
placed, berizoba
plainlapa
plantxana3
plot (of land)cue2
plot of landcuelayoo
plot of landsolar
plowrana1
positionchina5
possessrapa
possessed nouns, marker onxi-
possessivexiteni
prayerlaya3
pricelisaca
priestcopapitao
pueblogueche1
punishriquine
punishmenthuelacelachi
put in orderricapea
put, berizoba
Q q
quarrelritilla1
R r
rear endxana2
receiverici
reflect onrolabalachi
reiterative habitual aspectre-
reiterative irrealis aspectque-2
reiterative perfect aspecthue-2
reiterative perfective aspectbe-4
relativetia1
ringbiga2
risereapi
riverqueco
roadnesa
road, good or largenezayo
rockquie1
S s
sacred thinglaya3
sacrificecona3
San Jeronimo Tlachochahuayasuani
scribehuecaye
seatbecogo
separate, be locatedchacho
sevencache
she=ni1
shoulderxichi
shoulderstexi
sibling of the opposite sexbizana
sibling-in-lawxiniyochi
sick personbeniquicha
sicknessquela quicha
sidecue1
side of, at thecue1
similarlylanicica
sinfulti3
sister (of a man)bizana
sister-in-lawxiniyochi
sitriti
sit elevated, cause torochiba
sixxopa
sixtycayona
sleepraci
socercerbixyo
son-in-lawxiniyochi
soullachi
southzocahui
sowed landquina2
sown fieldquela4
speakrini2
spermniza
spiritbitao
spouselechela
squashqueto2
stative aspectna-
stickyaga1
stomachlani2
stonequie1
straightli
sufferrisaca
surfacelao
sweetnaxi2
T t
takerica
tellrabi
tenchi3
thatnique2
that (previously mentioned)que3
that (relativizer)ni1
their=ni1
their (animal)=mee
theirs=ni1
theirs (animal)=mee
them=ni1
them (animal)=mee
thenchique
thesenique2
they=ni1
they (animal)=mee
think aboutrolabalachi
thirteenchino2
thornquechi2
thorny treeyaga quechi
thosenique2
thronebecogo
throughlao
tillrana1
timberyaga1
tithecona3
Tlacochahuaya, San Jeronimosuani
tolao
todayanachi
tomintomin
tonguelochi
treeyaga1
tree, alderyaga quilla
tree, thornyyaga quechi
trulynali2
turkeypere
twentycale
U u
uglytohui1
understandnana2onipearona
up to the point of=ti1
up until=ti1
V v
valuelisaca
very=tete
W w
walkriza
waterniza
waxza
way towardnesa
westsochi
whenchi4
where (interrogative)ca2
where, placelate1
which (relativizer)ni1
whipping postpicota
whitenagati
who (relativizer)ni1
widelaga2
witchbixyo
with=nenee
witnesstestigo
woman, youngchapa
woodyaga1
wordticha1
workchina5
Y y
yearysa
yellownagache
yokenesaa
you (plural)lato
you (plural)=to
young womanchapa
your=lo
your (plural)lato
your (plural)=to
yours (plural)lato
yours (plural)=to
Z z
Zapotec languageticha zaa
Zapotec personbeni za