The Secret Language of Bears: Ragayo

Ragayo is the language spoken in Secrets of Bearhaven. It’s based on the grunts, growls, snorts, huffs, and other animal sounds that real bears make. Learn how Dr. Sheri Wells-Jenson, a professional linguist, created the language as she speaks with the author!



Ragayo Glossary

In Bearhaven, BEAR-COMs translate Ragayo into English.

If you don’t have a BEAR-COM handy, use this helpful glossary of Ragayo words and phrases.

Bearhaven Ragayo Glossary

Favorite phrases from bears in Bearhaven