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Bora is a Witotan language of South America,
spoken by around 2500 people in northern Peru, northwestern Brazil and southeastern Colombia.
Bora is a tone language with SOV word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Bora language.
Bora Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Bora Indian words.
Bora Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Bora language.
Bora Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Bora language.
Worksheet showing color words in the Bora language.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Bora language.
Bora Language Resources
Bora Indian Language Bora Linguistic Description Bora Orthography Bora Phonology Bora Text:
Bora Bible Translation:
Scanned-in Bora language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Human Rights: Bora:
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into the Bora language.
Information on the Bora language, including linguistic maps of Peru and Colombia. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Bora
Information about Bora language usage.
Demographic information on Bora from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Bora Language Tree:
Theories about Bora's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Bora Language Structures:
Bora linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Phonological inventory of the Bora language, with a sample text.
The Miranha Indians:
Online ethnography of the Bora/Miranhas of Brazil.
The Bora Indian Culture:
Article on Bora culture and history, with a photo gallery of traditional arts and crafts.
Illustrated article on the culture and traditions of the Bora Indian tribe.
The Bora Tribe's Delicate Dance:
Personal story of a man who visited the Bora Indians, with photographs and a video of Bora dances.
Bora Indian Utilization of Swidden Fallows:
Anthropology book on the Bora tribe for sale online.
American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books that are about Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Bora Language: Wikipedia: Bora People:
Encyclopedia articles on the Bora Indians and their language.
Los indios bora Los Bora El Pueblo Bora
Information about the Bora Indian tribe in Spanish.
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