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Anauya Indian Language (Anauyá)
Anauya is an extinct Arawakan language of South America, once spoken
in Venezuela. Although there are few records remaining of the Anauya language, it was probably a
polysynthetic language with complex
verbs like other Arawakan languages of Venezuela and Brazil.
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Our list of vocabulary words in the Anauya language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Anauya language information. Page in Spanish.
Anauyá Language Tree:
Theories about Anauya's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Anauya language profile.
Books for sale on the Anauyas
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Anauya and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Maipurean Languages:
Encyclopedia article on the Maipurean language family, including Anauya.
Venezuela Native Americans:
Information and links about indigenous culture in Venezuela.
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