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Gayon Language (Gayones)
Language: Gayon was a Jirajaran
language once spoken in Venezuela. It had SVO word order.
The Gayon language has not been spoken since the early 1900's.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Gayon language, with comparison to words in other Jirajaran languages.
Gayon Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animals in the Gayon language.
Worksheet with pictures of food words in the Gayon language.
Brief information on the Gayon language. Page in Spanish.
Gayón Language Tree:
Theories about Gayon's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Gayon Language Structures:
Gayon linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Information about the culture and history of the Gayon people.
Tattooing in the Gran Chaco of South America:
History of tattoo art among the Gayones and other Chacoan tribes. With pictures.
An Account of the Gayones, an Equestrian people of Paraguay:
Ethnography of the Gayon tribe by a 19th-century missionary who lived with them.
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles about Gayon and other Jirajaran languages.
Los Indios Gayones:
Information about the Gayones in Spanish.
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