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5000 Word Lakota Dictionary

If you sent through a correction to us for Lakhotiyapi, we'd love to talk with you. Please drop us a line at A great companion for Lakota language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Lakota today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Lakota Dictionary


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5000 Word Lakota Dictionary

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  • Includes the most important words in Lakota
  • Lakota-English and English-Lakota
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Lakota dictionary

This Lakota dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Lakota which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

a house
thípi uŋkítawapi kiŋ
our house
Thípi kiŋ cíkala
The house is small
Thípi kiŋ tȟéča
The house is new
thípi kiŋ
the houses
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About Lakota

About Lakota

The name for the language in Lakota is Lakȟótiyapi. You'd like to improve your Lakota vocabulary? Download our Lakota PDF dictionary now and learn new Lakota words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Lakota

Learn to get by in Lakota with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Lakota phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Aŋpétu maȟpíyaya.
It is cloudy.
Aŋpétu okȟáte.
It is hot out.
Aŋpétu tókča he?
What is the weather like ?
Aŋpétu wá hiŋhé.
It is snowing.
Basic words and phrases in Lakota
Taŋyáŋ yahípi!
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Speak! Lakota

Speak! Lakota

Learn Lakota now. You'll begin with simple Lakota phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Lakota. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Lakota language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Lakota.

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You can learn Lakota in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Lakota in a short time and our nine-step Lakota learning guide will show you how. You'll learn Lakota greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Lakota.

Lakota learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Lakota greetings, Lakota nouns, Lakota adjectives and Lakota verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Lakota. You'll learn phrases like thípi mitáwa kiŋ, wówapi mitáwa kiŋ and wáglutapi mitáwa kiŋ (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn thípi nitáwa kiŋ, wówapi nitáwa kiŋ and wáglutapi nitáwa kiŋ (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Lakota and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Lakota

On the Road! Lakota

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Lakota words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Lakota words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Lakota and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Lakota audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Lakota course for you.

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