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Hixkaryana Indian Language
Hixkaryana is a Carib language of South America,
spoken by a few hundred people in Brazil. Along with a few other Cariban languages, like
Apalai and Patamona,
Hixkaryana is notable for using OVS word order (just the opposite of English), which is the rarest typology to
be found in the world's languages.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Hixkaryana language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Overview of the Hixkaryana language including a pronunciation guide.
Metathesis in Hixkaryana:
Linguistic information on Hixkaryana syntax.
Wikipedia article on Hixkaryana including sample sentences and grammatical information.
The Bible in Hixkaryána:
Biblical passages in the Hixkaryana language.
Demographic information on Hixkaryana from the Ethnologue of Languages.
˜Links, References, and Additional Information – Apalaí e Hixkaryána:
Information about the Hixkaryanas in Portuguese.
Information about the Hixkarianas in Spanish.
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