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Cofan (A'ingae, Cofán)

Cofan (called "A'ingae" by its own speakers) is an indigenous language of South America, spoken by some 1500 people in the Ecuadorian and Columbian rainforests. Some linguists consider Cofan to be a member of the Chibchan language family, while others consider it to be a language isolate unrelated to any other known language.

Cofan Language Resources

Cofan Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Cofan language.
Cofan Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Cofan words.
Cofan Numbers:
    Learn how to count in the Cofan language.
Human Rights: A'ingae:
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Cofan.
Language Museum: Cofan:
    Bible passage in the Cofan Indian language.
Cofan Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Cofan language, with a sample text.
House of Languages: Cofán:
    Information about Cofán language usage.
Ethnologue: Cofán:
    Demographic information about the Cofan language.
Cofán Language Tree:
    Theories about Cofan's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cofán Language Structures:
    Cofán linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Cofan Culture and History Links

Cofan, Guardians of the Rain Forest:
    Website of the Cofan people presents cultural and historical facts and information about rainforest conservation.
A'i (Cofan):
    Profile of the Cofan tribe from NativeWeb. In Spanish and English.
Native American Indian Cultures: the Cofan Indians:
    Information and links on the Cofan people.
Flag of the Cofanes of Ecuador:
    Picture and description of the flags of the Cofan and other indigenous Ecuadorian people.
Los indios kofán:
    Information about the Cofan tribe in Spanish.

Books For Sale On The Cofans

The Cofan Art of Hammock Weaving:
    Book in Spanish and English about A'i (Cofan) textile arts.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Cofán Language: * Cofan People:
Encyclopedia articles about the Cofan tribe and their language.
Lengua Kofán:
Information on the Cofan language in Spanish.



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