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Ayaman Language (Ayoman)

Language: Ayaman was a Jirajaran language once spoken in Venezuela. It had SVO word order. The Ayaman language has not been spoken since the early 1900's. Other spellings of their tribal name have included Ayoman, Ayamán, and Ayomán.

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Our Ayaman Language Materials

Ayaman Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Ayaman language, with comparison to words in other Jirajaran languages.
Ayaman Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animals in the Ayaman language.
Ayaman Indian Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Ayaman language.
Ayaman Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Ayaman.
Ayaman Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in the Ayaman language.
Ayaman Food:
    Worksheet with pictures of food words in the Ayaman language.

Ayaman Language Resources

Lengua Ayomán
    Brief information on the Ayaman language. Page in Spanish.
Ayoman Language Tree:
    Theories about Ayaman's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Ayaman Language Structures:
    Ayaman linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Books for sale on the Ayamans

The Languages of the Andes:
    In-depth linguistics book about Ayaman and dozens of other Andean Indian languages.
Native Books:
    Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Jirajaran:
  Encyclopedia articles about Ayoman and other Jirajaran languages.
  Los Ayamanes * Los Ayamán de Lara y Falcón * Pueblo Indígena Ayamán:
  Information about the Ayoman tribe in Spanish.

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