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A a
able to, beraca
againquezaca
again, ask or demandrenaba
agavetoba
alder treeyaga quilla
alsochela
altarbecogo
alwaysceli
amonglahui
and (used in complex numbers)bi-
anotherze-setobi
anytoti
apart, be locatedchacho
arriverieta
articlexiba
ask againrenaba
aspectlao
aspect, causative habitualto-
aspect, causative irrealisque-
aspect, causative perfectivebe-
aspect, definite futureze-
aspect, habitualri-
aspect, irrealisqui-y-
aspect, perfecthue-hue=
aspect, perfectivebi-
aspect, reiterative habitualre-
aspect, reiterative irrealisque-
aspect, reiterative perfecthue-
aspect, reiterative perfectivebe-
aspect, stativena-
at the base ofxana
at the edge oftohua
at the side ofcue
at the time of=ti
B b
backtexi
be able toraca
be buriedricachi
be cleannagati
be containedriyo
be deadrati
be enclosedriyo
be floatingrizabi
be goldennagache
be goodnazaca
be halfrola
be hangingrizabi
be healthynazaca
be hiddenricachi
be injuredrisaca
be insideriyo
be locatedriyo
be located (sitting, standing, lying)rizoba
be located separatechacho
be lyingnaa
be namedla
be placedrizoba
be sittingriti
be standingrizo
be taughtnana
be uprightrizo
be whitenagati
be yellownagache
beardloxo
beforelao
believerielilachi
belowquete
beneathxana
benefitxilla
besidecue
betweenlahui
big-tao
bonechita
border markerbiza
breakroxine
breastlachito
brother (of a woman)bizana
brother-in-lawxiniyochi
burial sitequibapa
buttocksxana
buyrizi
bylao
C c
canraca
candle (made of wax or fat)za
causativeo-
causative habitual aspectto-
causative irrealis aspectque-
causative perfective aspectbe-
chapter (of a book);xiba
chestlachito
childxini
child, femalexinichapa
child, malexinigana
child-in-lawxiniyochi
churchyootoo
clean, benagati
clothlati
clotheslatixaba
clothinglati
coatxaba
cob, corn on thezehe
comandribepea
comerieta
comitative (with)nee=ne
commandmenttichapea
comprehendnana
confessorcopapitao
confirmricapea
conjunction, becausequelani
consortlechela
contained, beriyo
copalyala
cornxoba
corn on the cobzehe
corn, ear ofzehe
cornfieldquela
costlisaca
cottonxilla
createroza
cultivatetana
D d
darknessquela cahui
daughter-in-lawxiniyochi
dawnquela
dead personbenigoti
deceasedguetao
definite future aspectze-
deitybitao
demand againrenaba
demonstrativeque
devilbezelo
dirtyoo
disciplexillani
distributeriquice
divide upriquice
dogpeco
downquete
E e
ear of cornzehe
eatrago
edgetohua
eightxono
elegant thinglaya
emphatic marker=xa
enclosed, beriyo
eternalceli
F f
facelao
farmland (sown field)quela
fatza
femalegona
fieldlayocue
field, farmlandquela
field, large flatlacha
fiestalani
fifteenchino
fightritilla
finishriloxe
fivegayoca
flat field (large)lacha
flat land (large)lacha
flat partlapa
fleshpela
footnia
fortytiua
fourtapa
four (B set of numbers)ta
four hundredela
fourteenchita
front of, inlao
fruitnaxi
future aspect, definiteze-
G g
generationtia
giftxilla
girlchapa
go upreapi
golden, benagache
good (of a taste)naxi
good roadnezayo
gravequibapa
greaseza
great-tao
great spiritbitao
guardcopa
H h
habitual aspectri-
habitual aspect, causativeto-
habitual aspect, reiterativere-
hairquicha
hand (body part)naa
harrowtana
haverapa
he=ni
heartlachi
heavenquieba
her=ni
hers=ni
high, put (something) uprochiba
hilltani
him=ni
his=ni
holynayona
holy thinglaya
homelandhualachi
hoofnia
howxa
howevercani
huipilbytani
human kindbeniati
hundredcayoa
husbandlechela
I i
in front oflao
in that casechique
in the same waylanicica
in this waycicanicica
incense of copalyala
in-law, childxiniyochi
in-law, siblingxiniyochi
inside, beriyo
interrogative, whereca
irrealis aspectqui-y-
irrealis aspect, causativeque-
irrealis aspect, reiterativeque-
it=ni
it (animal)=mee
item (in a list)alarinialani
its=ni
its (animal)=mee
J j
jewelryxitila
K k
kindlao
know (someone or something)nana
L l
Ladychana
Lady (Virgin)xonaxi
land for a homesolar
land, large flatlacha
land, plot ofcuelayoo
land, sowed fieldquina
language, Zapotecticha zaa
large flat fieldlacha
large flat landlacha
large roadnezayo
laterchique
learnrocete
left, bereana
lengthlezotoni
life forcebitao
like thiscicanicica
list itemalarinialani
located, berizobariyo
looktona
loomtelar
Lord (Señor)chana
lot (of land)cue
lot of landcuelayoo
M m
magueytoba
main roadnezayo
makeroza
maleniguio
manyciani
measurepea
meatpela
mercyxilla
metalquiba
mine=ya
mirrorguiehuana
miserychiba
mistresslechela
monthpeo
moonpeo
morningquela
mothernanaxina
mountaintani
mouthtohua
muchciani
mudbene
N n
named, bela
native (to a place) (of a person)hualachi
necklacebiga
needy person ; poor person ; person, poor or needybeni cij
newcobi
next tocue
nightquela
ninega
noblecoqui
nominalizerquela=
northzotola
nowana
O o
OaxacaLoolaha
offeringcona
officechina
Oh! (vocative)ha
oldgola
old personbenigola
onlao
one hundredcayoa
only=ci
orla=
ordainricapea
outerwearxaba
P p
paperquichi
partylani
pathneza
peoplebeniati
perfect aspecthue-hue=
perfect aspect, reiterativehue-
perfective aspectbi-
perfective aspect, reiterativebe-
permissionchichibea
personbeni
person), native (to a place) (of ahualachi
person, deadbenigoti
person, manniguio
person, oldbenigola
person, sickbeniquicha
person, womangona
person, young womanchapa
person, Zapotecbeni za
perspective aspect, causativebe-
petatetaha
piece of landcue
place wherelate
placed, berizoba
plainlapa
plantxana
plot (of land)cue
plot of landcuelayoo
plot of landsolar
plowtana
positionchina
possessrapa
possessed nouns, marker onxi-
possessivexiteni
prayerlaya
pricelisaca
priestcopapitao
pueblogueche
punishriquine
punishmenthuelacelachi
put (something) up highrochiba
put in orderricapea
put, berizoba
Q q
quarrelritilla
R r
rear endxana
receiverici
reflect onrolabalachi
reiterative habitual aspectre-
reiterative irrealis aspectque-
reiterative perfect aspecthue-
reiterative perfective aspectbe-
relativetia
remainreana
ringbiga
risereapi
riverqueco
roadneza
road, good or largenezayo
rockquie
S s
sacrednayona
sacred thinglaya
sacrificecona
same; thislaca
San Jeronimo Tlachochahuayasuani
scribehuecaye
seatbecogo
sellroti
separate, be locatedchacho
sevencache
she=ni
shoulderxichi
shoulderstexi
sibling of the opposite sexbizana
sibling-in-lawxiniyochi
sickquicha
sick personbeniquicha
sicknessquela quicha
sidecue
side of, at thecue
similarlylanicica
sinfulti
sister (of a man)bizana
sister-in-lawxiniyochi
sitriti
sixxopa
sixtycayona
sleepraci
socercerbixyo
somechacue
son-in-lawxiniyochi
soullachi
southzocahui
sowed landquina
sown fieldquela
speakrini
spermniza
spiritbitao
spouselechela
squashqueto
stative aspectna-
stickyaga
stomachlani
stonequie
straightnali
studyrocete
sufferrisaca
surfacelao
sweetnaxi
T t
takerica
tellrabi
tenchi
thatnique
that (previously mentioned)que
that (relativizer)ni
their=ni
their (animal)=mee
theirs=ni
theirs (animal)=mee
them=ni
them (animal)=mee
thenchique
thesenique
they=ni
they (animal)=mee
think aboutrolabalachi
thirteenchino
thornquechi
thorny treeyaga quechi
thosenique
thronebecogo
throughlao
tilltana
timberyaga
tithecona
Tlacochahuaya, San Jeronimosuani
tolao
todayanachi
tomintomin
tonguelochi
towardneza
treeyaga
tree, alderyaga quilla
tree, thornyyaga quechi
turkeypere
twentycale
U u
uglytohui
understandnanarienirona
up high, put (something)rochiba
up to the point of=ti
up until=ti
V v
valuelisaca
very=tete
W w
walkriza
waterniza
waxza
wayneza
way towardneza
westsochi
whenchi
where (interrogative)ca
where, placelate
which (relativizer)ni
whipping postpicota
white, benagati
who (relativizer)ni
widelaga
witchbixyo
withnee=ne
witnesstestigo
woman, youngchapa
woodyaga
woolguicha
wordticha
workchina
Y y
yearysa
yellow, benagache
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

The reverse index was last updated April 21, 2022, 10:09 a.m.