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Chibcha Indian Language (Muisca, Mosca)

Chibcha or Muisca is an extinct Chibchan language of Colombia. Though it has not been spoken natively since the 1700's, the language is relatively well-known, since it was a major regional language at the time and many records were kept by the Spanish.

Chibcha Language Resources

Chibcha Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Chibcha language, with comparison to words in other Chibchan languages.
Chibcha Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Chibcha words.
Chibcha Indian Language * Chibcha Language * Chibcha Linguistic Description * Chibcha Numbers * Muisca Language:
    Chibcha Grammar * Chibcha Syntax * Chibcha Orthography * Chibcha Phonology * Chibchan Language:
    Chibcha Texts * Chibcha Story * Chibcha Bibliography:
    Scanned-in Chibcha language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Two Sonnets in Muisca:
    Two poems in the Chibcha language, with historical discussion.
La Lengua Chibcha:
    Information on the Chibcha language in Spanish, including a grammatical overview.
House of Languages: Chibcha:
    Information about Chibcha language usage.
Chibcha Language:
    Demographic information on Chibcha from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wikipedia: Chibcha:
    Encyclopedia article on the Chibcha language.
Muisca Language Tree:
    Theories about Chibcha's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Chibcha Language Structures:
    Chibcha linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Gramatica, Vocabulario, i Catecismo de la Lengua Chibcha * Trayectoria de los estudios sobre la lengua chibcha o muisca:
    Spanish-language books for sale about the Chibcha language.

Chibcha Culture and History Links

Muisca Tribe:
    Information on Chibcha history and culture.
Muisca:
    Article on the culture and history of the Muisca tribe.
Los Chibcha * Muisca * Los indios muisca * Cultura Indígena Muisca:
    Information about the Chibchas in Spanish.

Books For Sale On The Chibchas

Why Chibchacun Carries the World:
    Illustrated depiction of a Chibcha myth.
Chibchas: Legends, Myths, Stories and Other Narratives:
    Collection of Chibcha folklore in English and Spanish.
Érase una Vez Entre los Chibchas:
    Spanish-language book about the Chibcha Indians.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Muisca:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Chibcha tribe.
   Cultura Muisca * Idioma Muisca * Los Muiscas:
   Information about the Chibchas in Spanish.



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