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Barbacoan Language Family
Though linguists have associated the Barbacoan languages with the
in the past, today they are believed to be distinct and comprise a language family of their
Barbacoan languages are spoken in southwestern Colombia and northern Ecuador.
Barbacoan languages include:
Northern Barbacoan Languages
Southern Barbacoan Languages
The Andaqui language has also sometimes been classified as Barbacoan, although most linguists
consider it a language isolate. Another language recorded as "Moguex" is now thought to be an erroneous
compilation of words from two different languages, Guambiano and Paez.
Our Barbacoan Language Features
Comparison of words in various Barbacoan languages.
Links to Other Barbacoan Language Resources
Barbacoan Language Family:
Ethnologue of Barbacoan languages.
Wikipedia entry about the Barbacoan language family.
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