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Candoshi Indian Language (Murato, Shapra)
Candoshi, also known as Murato, is usually considered to be a language isolate (unrelated to any other living language.)
Some linguists have suggested a remote relationship to the
Arawakan language families,
but the evidence for this is slight.
Candoshi is an indigenous language of South America, spoken by 3000 people in Peru.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Candoshi-Shapra language.
Candoshi Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Candoshi words.
Candoshi-Shapra Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Candoshi language.
Worksheet showing color words in Candoshi.
Candoshi-Shapra Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Candoshi.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Candoshi language.
Peru Linguistic Map Tribes and Languages of Peru:
Maps showing the areas in South America where Kandozi (Candoshi) is spoken.
The Jibaro Tribes:
Map of Jivaro and Candoshi tribal territory.
Profile of the Candoshi language including a phonological inventory, orthography and a text.
Human Rights: Candoshi-Shapra:
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Candoshi.
La Lengua Kandoshi:
Candoshi language information including a linguistic map of Peru. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Candoshi-Shapra
Information about Candoshi-Shapra language usage.
Demographic information on Candoshi from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wikipedia article on the Candoshi language.
Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Candoshi language.
Candoshi Language Tree:
Theories about Candoshi-Shapra's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Candoshi-Shapra Language Structures:
Candoshi linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Articles on the history and traditions of the Candoshi tribe.
The Kandozi-Shapra of Peru:
Cultural overview of the Candoshi people.
Candoshi Cultura Kandozi Lengua Kandozi Los Candoshi-Shapra
Los Candoshi o Shapra: Idioma Candoshi:
Information about the Candoshis in Spanish.
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