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Chorote Indian Language (Choroti, Manjui)

Chorote is a Matacoan language of South America, spoken by around 2000 people in Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The language's two dialects, Iyojwa'ja and Iyo'wujwa, are fairly distinct from each other and some linguists consider them separate languages.

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Chorote Language Resources

Iyojwa'ja Chorote (Eklenhui) * Iyo'wujwa Chorote (Manhui):
    Wikipedia articles on the two Chorote dialects.
La Lengua Chorote:
    Chorote language information including linguistic maps of Bolivia and Paraguay. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Chorote:
    Information about Chorote language usage.
Iyojwa'ja Chorote * Iyo'wujwa Chorote:
    Demographic information on Chorote from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Chorote Language Tree:
    Theories about Choroti's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Chorote Language Structures:
    Chorote linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Chorote Culture and History Links

Chorote Culture:
    Articles on the Chorote Indians and their way of life.
Tattooing in the Gran Chaco of South America :
    Article on the tattoo traditions of the tribes of the Gran Chaco, with pictures.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Los Chorotes Pueblo Chorote:
Information about the Chorote tribe in Spanish.



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