Dictionary

English to Wichita

The page below lists English words and phrases along with their Wichita language equivalent. Click on any of the listed words to hear the word in both English and Wichita.

A

Anadarko | ista:hiʔiskhah
ankle | aski:sʔa
ant | ka:ʔa:si:cʔa
Apache | kinʔe:s
apple | ka:kinnakhwa:cʔikih
Are you eating watermelon? | cikeʔeskikwa:c naskaʔaci
arm | wi:rʔa
arrow | nikwa:c?a
axe | ta:haki:sʔa

C

Caddo | te:saʔa
candy | ki:skharé:kih
cantaloupe | kakwi:s
cat | wi:yo:h
cedar | te:ya:h
cheese | e:ckica:cʔa
chicken | neʔe:h
Christian | wákhi:s
corn | te:s
coffee | kháwih

D

daughter-in-law | ackic
day | hánthirisʔa
deer | ta:ʔa
devil | neʔare:wakhárikih
doctor | ikiwira:ʔa
dog | kicí:ye:h
dove | awa:harikic
drum | tharas

E

eagle | ko:s
ear | a:cʔa
egg | nikwi:kʔa
eight | kiyáta:wʔa
elephant | naʔa:cka:ra:wa:ʔas
ember | he:ckeʔekʔa
eye | kirik

F

father | tá:tah
feather | ni:sʔa
finger | iskwic
fire | he:cʔa
fish | ka:cʔa
five | iskwi:c
flea | ka:taʔa:c
flower | a:wicʔa
frybread | kir?i:ckata:hic

G

girl | ciyarʔi:ks
grapes | sicʔa
grasshopper | ichi:kʔa

H

hair | ti:ʔa:cʔa
hand | iskʔa
hat | icatha:rʔa
head | weʔe:kʔa
horse | kawá:rah
How are you all? | é:si:rasi:c?a:k?a

I

I am Wichita | kirikir?i:s taci

K

Keechi | ki:che:ss
ketchup | kicka:rickhwa:c
Kiowa | ka:hi:wá:ʔa
knee | ki:skwas
knife | ta:ha:ʔa

L

lamp/lantern | chikato:s
leaf | kiʔinca:cʔa
lettuce | kó:kis kwaʔasa:rʔa
lips | icsirikwac
locust | awi::kariks

M

man | wi:cʔa
meat | arasʔa
milk | e:ckicʔa
moccasins (shoes) | asi:r?a
money | ha:kwicis
monkey | iha:ski:thaw
moon | wa:h

N

neck | kiticʔa
nine | chiʔas kinti:ʔi
no | kírih
nose | tisʔa

O

oak | há:cakhac
one | chiʔas
onion | keʔe:s
owl | nikir?i:c

P

peach | neʔesari:ʔa
person | iha:s
pig | kaci:rah
plum | neʔes
pumpkin | keʔess

R

rabbit | kó:kis
raccoon | kirʔi:stá:ra:w
rat | nikisiwa:cʔa
red | khwa:c
river | nahe:hah
robin | hiskwak
rooster | neʔe:wi:c

S

salt | ka:hi:cʔa
Saturday | wa:khacsa:khirʔa
seven | kiyáwic
sun | sa:khirʔa

T

Tawakoni | tawá:kharih
ten | iskhiriʔawá::ss
three | ta:w
tobacco | wiʔi:kʔa
tomato | hikhwa:c

W

Waco | wí:koʔ
wasp | wa:cʔasʔi:tokakic
water | kicʔa
watermelon | keʔesskikwa:c
white | khac
Wichita | kirikirʔi:s
woman | ka:hi:kʔa

Y

yes | we:h
yellow | narisis
young man/little boy| wi:ksikicʔa