Words of Peace

This started as a project for a series of window displays and has moved on to become a passion and commitment to finding more creative ways for peace in the world.

Language

Country

Word for Peace

Abenaki

Native American

Okikiamgenoka

Afrikans

South Africa

Vrede

Akan

Ghana

Asmomdwoe

Akkadian

Mesopotamia

Salmu

Alabama

Native American

Utimokla

Albanian

Albania

Pake

Algonquin

Native American

Waki Qiwebis

Amharic

Ethiopia

Selam

Arabic

Saudi Arabia

Salam

Aranes

Spain

Patz

Armenian

Armenia

Khanaghutyun

Aymara

Bolivia /Native American

Hacana

Bambara

Mali

Here

Basque

Spain/France

Baké

Bemba

Zambia

Mutenden

Bengali

Bangladesh

Shanti

Bislama

Melanasia (Vanuatu)

Pis

Blackfoot

Native American

Innaaissttiiya

Bosnian

Bosnia

Spokoj

Bulgarian

Bulgaria

Mir

Buli

Ghana

Goom-jigi

Burmese

Burma (Myanmar)

Nyeinjanyei

Carolinian

Micronesia

Gunnammwey

Catalan

Andorra Spain

Pau

Chamono

Guam

Minaggen

Cherokee

Native American

Dohivi

Chewa

Malawi

M’tendere

Chicksaw

Native American

Nanna Ayya

Chinese (Mandarin)

China

He ping

Choctaw

Native American

Achukma

Chontal

Mexico/Native American

Aylobaha Gafuleya

Comanche

Native American

Tsumukikiatu

Cree

Native American

Wetaskiwin

Creole

Haiti

Lapé

Czech

Czechoslovakia

Mir

Danish

Fred

Dari Persian

Afghanistan

Sulh

Duala

Australia

Musango

Dutch

Netherlands

Vrede

Egyptian

Egypt

hetep

Ekari

Indonesia

Muka-Muka

English

Peace

Eskimo

Greenland

Erkigsinek

Esperanto

Paco

Estonian

Estonia

Rahu

Fanagolo

South Africa

Kutula

Farsi

Iran

Ashtee

Fijian

Fiji

Vakaçegu

Finnish

Finland

Rauha

Fon

West Africa (Benin)

Fifa

French

France

Paix

Fula

Guinea/Mali/Senegal

Jam

Gaelic

Ireland

Sith

German

Germany

Frieden

Gikuyu

Kenya

Thayu

Greek

Greece

Irini

Guarani

Paraguay

Nerane’i

Gujarti

India

Shanti

Halaka

Pegdub

Hausa

Nigeria

Lumana           or

Zaman lafiya

Hawaiian

Hebrew

Israel

Shalom

Hindi

India

Shanti

Hopi

Native American

Sipala

Hungarian

Hungary

Bekè

Icelandic

Iceland

Friður

Igbo

Nigeria

Udo

Ila

Zambia

Chibanda

Indonesian

Indonesia

Damai

Inuit

Native American

Tutkium

Irish

Ireland

Sióchain

Italian

Italy

Pace

Japanese

Japan

Heiwa

Javanese

Java

Rukun

Kannada

India

Shanti

Kekchi

Guatemala

Tuktuquil usilal

Kmher

Cambodia, Thailand

Soksang

Kinyarwandu

Rwanda

Amahoro

Klingon

Space- the final frontier

Rój

Korean

Korea

Phyongh’wa

Kosati

Native American

Ilifayka

Kurdish

Iraq, Turkey

Hasiti

Kusaiean

Micronesia

Mihs

Lakota

Native American

Wolakota

Lao

Laos

Santiphap

Latin

Pax

Latvian

Latvia

Miers

Lingala

Zaire

Kimia

Lithuanian

Lithuania

Taika

Luganda

Uganda

Emirembe

Magindanain

Philippenes

Kali lintad

Mahican

Native American

Anachemowegan

Malagasy

Madagascar

Fandriampahalamana

Malay

Thailand

Keamanan

Maltese

Malta

Paci

Manobo

Philippines

Linew

Maori

New Zealand

Rangima’aire

Mapundungun

Chile

Uvchin

Maranao

Philippines

Diakatra

Marshallese

Marshall Islands

Aenomman

Mayan

Native American

Ets’a’an Olal

Mentaiwan

Sumatra

Perdamiam

Micmac

Native American

Wôntônkóde

Miskito

Mexico (Native American)

Kupia Kumi Laka

Mokilese

Micronesia

Onpek

Mongolian

Mongolia

Enh taiwan

Mongo-Nkundu

Zaire

Bóoto

Morse

Mossi

Ghana, Burkina Faso

Lâfí

Munsterian

Ireland/Gaelic dialect

Echnahcaton

Navajo

Native American

K’é

Nepali

Nepal

Shanti

Nez perce

Native American

‘Eyewi

Nhengatu

Brazil (Native American)

Tecócatú

Norwegian

Norway

Fred

Ntomba

Zaire

Nye

Nyanja

Malawi

Mtendere

Otchipwe

Native American

Bisaniwewin

Otomi

Mexico (Native Amercan)

Hmetho

Pali

India

Nirudho

papago/Pima

Native American

Dodolimdag

Pashto

Afghanistan, Pakistan

Amniat

Persian

Iran

Sulh

Phonetic Alphabet

Papa Echo Alpha Charlie Echo

Pilipino

Philippines

Kapayapaan

Pintupi

Australia

Yatanpa

Polish

Poland

Pokoj

Ponapean

Micronesia

Melelilei

Portuguese

Portugal

Paz

Pushtu

Afghanistan

Sula

Quecha

Mexico (Native American)

Qasikay

Rapanui

Easter Island

Kiba-kiba

Romanian

Romania

Pace

Romansch

Switzerland

Pasch

Ruanda

Rwanda

Nimuhore

Rundi

Burundi

Amahoro

Russian

Russia

Mir

Samoan

Western Samoa

Filemu

Scottish

Scotland

Fois

Serbo-Croation

Mir

Sesotho

Lesotho

Khotso

Shona

Zimbabwe

Runyararo

Sinhala

Sri Lanka

Samaya

Sioux

Native American

Wo’okeyeh

Siswati

Swaziland

Kuthula

Slovak

Slovak Republic

Mier

Somali

Somalia

Nabada

Spanish

Spain

Paz

Swahili

Kenya, Tanzania

Amani

Swedish

Sweden

Fred

Tagalog

Philippines

Kapayapaan

Tahitian

Tahiti

Hau

Tamil

India Singapore

Samadanam

Tangut

China

Nei

Thai

Thailand

Santiphap

Tibetan

Tibet

Sidi

Tlingit

Native American

Li-k’ei

Tongan

Tonga

Melino

Truk

Micronesia

Kunammwey

Tswana

Botswana

Khotso

Turkish

Turkey

Baris

Uighur

China

Saq

Urdu

Pakistan

Aman

Vietnamese

Vietnam

Su Thai Binh

Welsh

Wales

Heddwich

Wintu

Native American

Mina

Woleaian

Micronesia

Gumund

Wolof

Senegal

Jamma

Yiddish

Israel

Sholem

Yoruba

Nigeria

Alafia

Yue

China

Sai Gaii Oh Ping

Zapotec

Mexico (Native American)

Laveni

Zulu

South Africa

Ukuthula

One Response to Words of Peace

  1. Sue Williams says:

    South Africa – the Xhosa people – their word for PEACE is “Uxolo”

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