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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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Anauya Language Resources

Anauya Vocabulary:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Anauya language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Lengua Anauyá:
    Anauya language information. Page in Spanish.
Anauyá Language Tree:
    Theories about Anauya's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Anauyá Language:
    Anauya language profile.

Books for sale on the Anauyas
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Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
    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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