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Canamari Indian Language (Canamari de Purus, Kanamare)
Canamari de Purus was an Arawakan language of South American language,
once spoken in Brazil. This language is believed to be extinct today. A second indigenous group from the same region is also known as
Canamari, but their language (Canamari de Juruá or Tukuna) is a Katukinan language
that has nothing in common with the Arawakan language once spoken in the Purus vicinity.
Canamari de Purus was probably most closely related to Piro.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Canamari language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Canamari Language Resources
Information on the Canamari language including a language map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Demographic information about the Canamarí language.
Southern Katukinan Language Tree:
Theories about Canamari's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Canamarí Language Structures:
Canamari linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Maipurean Languages:
Encyclopedia article on the Maipurean language family, including Kanamaré.
Tribo Kanamari Idioma Kanamarí:
Information about the Canamaris in Portuguese and Spanish.
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