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Cayuvava Language (Cayubaba)

Language: Cayuvava, also known as Cayubaba, is a South American language isolate still spoken by only a few older people in northeastern Bolivia. Although the Cayubaba language is no longer actively spoken in the community, it still has the status of one of Bolivia's official languages due to its cultural and historical importance.

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Cayuvava Language Resources

La Lengua Kayuvava:
    Information on the Cayuvava language, including a language map of Bolivia. Page in Spanish.
Cayubaba:
    Demographic information on Cayuvava from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Cayuvava Language Tree:
    Theories about Cayuvava's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cayuvava Language Structures:
    Linguistic profile and academic bibliography for Cayuvava.
House of Languages: Cayuvava
     Information about Cayuvava language usage in Spanish.

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Languages of the Amazon:
    Linguistic information about Cayuvava and dozens of other Amazonian languages.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Cayuvava language:
Encyclopedia article on the Cayuvava Indians and their language.
Los Cayubabas * Pueblos Indigenos: Cayubaba * Etnias de Bolivia: Cayubaba:
Information about the Cayuvava people and other tribes of Bolivia in Spanish.



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