Taino Prayer: The Our Father In The Taino Indian Language




"THE OUR FATHER IN TAINO"

(indigenous language of Puerto Rico)

Guakia Baba (Our Father), turey toca (is in sky), Guami-ke-ni (Lord of land and water), Guami-caraya-guey (Lord of moon and sun) guarico (come to), guakia (us), tayno-ti (good,tall), bo-matun; (big,generous), busica (give to), guakia (us), aje-cazabi; (tubercles,bread), Juracan-ua (bad spirit no), Maboya-ua (ghost no), Jukiyu-jan; (good spirit yes), Diosa (of God), nabori daca (servant am I), Jan-jan catu (So be it).

[Resource: Prehistoria de Puerto Rico 1493: Dr. Cayetano Coll y Toste]

EL PADRE NUESTRO EN TAINO

(idioma de los indigenas de Puerto Rico)

Guakia Baba (Nuestro padre), turey toca (cielo estar), Guami-ke-ni (Señor (de) tierra (y) agua), Guami-caraya-guey (Señor (de) luna (y) sol), guarico (ven (a), guakíá (nosotros), tayno-ti (bueno, alto), bo-matún; (grande, generoso), busicá (da (a), guakiá (nosotros), para yucubia (lluvia, planta), aje-casabi; (boniato, pan), Juracán-uá (espíritu malo no), Maboya-uá (fantasma no), Jukiyú-jan; (espíritu bueno sí), Diosá (de Dios), nabori daca (siervo yo), Jan-jan catú (Así sea).

Recurso: Pre-Historia de Puerto Rico 1493: Dr. Cayetano Coll y Toste

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