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Chimila Language (Ette Taara, Chamila)

Chimila, or Ette Taara in their own language, is a Chibchan language of South America.
Chimila is spoken by around 1500 people in northern Colombia.

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Chimila Language Resources

Chimila Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Chimila language, with comparison to words in other Chibchan languages.
Chimila Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Chimila words.
Chimila Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Chimila language.
Northern Colombia Language Map:
    Map showing where in South America the Chimila language is spoken.
El Pueblo Chimila:
    Information about the Chimila tribe and their language in Spanish.
Tone and Syllable Structure in Chimila:
    Article on the Chimila language available online (by subscription only.)
    Information on the Chimila language. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Chimila:
    Information about Chimila language usage.
Ethnologue: Chimila:
    Demographic information on Chimila from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Chimila Language Tree:
    Theories about Chimila's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Chimila Language Structures:
    Chimila linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Notes on the Chimila of Costa Rica:
    Ethnography of the Chimila Indians for sale online.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Los Chimila * Los indios chimila * Idioma Chimila:
  Information about the Chimila tribe and their language in Spanish.

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