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Cashinahua Indian Language (Kaxinawá, Caxinaua, Hantxa Kuin)
Cashinahua is a Panoan language of South America,
spoken by 2000 people in Peru and Brazil. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Cashinahua language, with comparison to words in other Jivaroan languages.
Cashinahua Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Cashinahua words.
Worksheet showing color words in the Cashinawa language.
Cashinahua Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Cashinawa language.
Worksheet showing how to count in Cashinahua.
Cashinahua Language Resources
Cashinahua Indian Language Cashinahua Linguistic Description Cashinahua Alphabet Cashinahua Orthography
Cashinahua Grammar Cashinahua Text Cashinahu Bible Translation:
Scanned-in Cashinahua language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Human Rights: Cashinahua:
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Cashinahua.
Participant Referencing in Cashinahua:
Linguistics paper on the Cashinahua language. PDF format.
Short wordlist from the early 20th century.
La Lengua Kashinawa:
Information on the Cashinahua language including a linguistic map of Peru. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Caxinaua
Information about Cashinahua language usage.
Demographic information on Cashinahua from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Encyclopedia article on the Cashinahua language.
Cashinahua Language Tree:
Theories about Cashinahua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cashinahua Language Structures:
Cashinahua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Articles on the history and traditions of the Cashinahua tribe.
Pueblo Cashinahua Cashinahua-Junikuin Los Cashinahua: Caxinauás:
Information about the Cashinahuas in Spanish and Portuguese.
How Real People Ought to Live: The Cashinahua of Eastern Peru:
An interesting ethnography of the Cashinahua tribe.
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