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Bora Language

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 Online Bora Materials

Bora Vocabulary:
    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.
Bora Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Bora language.
Bora Numbers:
    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.
Bora-Miranya:
    Information on the Bora language, including linguistic maps of Peru and Colombia. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Bora
     Information about Bora language usage.
Bora Language:
    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.
Bora Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Bora language, with a sample text.

Bora Culture and History

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.
Bora Indians:
    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.

Books for Sale on the Boras

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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