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Candoshi Indian Language (Murato, Shapra)
Candoshi, also known as Murato, is an indigenous language of South America, spoken by 3000 people in Peru.
Candoshi 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.
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.
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.
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.
Candoshi Los Candoshi-Shapra Los Candoshi o Shapra: Idioma Candoshi:
Information about the Candoshis in Spanish.
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