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Huambisa Indian Language

Huambisa is a Jivaroan language of South America, closely related to Shuar. Huambisa is spoken by 30,000 people in northern Peru.



˜Our Online Huambisa Materials –

Huambisa Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Huambisa language, with comparison to words in other Jivaroan languages.
Huambisa Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in the Huambisa language.

˜Huambisa Language Resources –

Huambisa Orthography * Huambisa Phonology * Huambisa Bible Translation:
    Scanned-in Huambisa language materials from the Rosetta Project.
La Lengua Jibaro:
     Information on Huambisa and other Jivaroan languages including text samples and linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
Language Museum: Huambisa:
    Bible passage in the Huambisa language.
House of Languages: Huambisa:
    Information about Huambisa language usage.
Huambisa Language:
     Demographic information on Huambisa from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Jívaro Language Tree:
    Theories about Huambisa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Huambisa Language Structures:
    Huambisa linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Chichasájmi: Hablemos Huambisa:
     Huambisa language learning book for sale. Book is in Spanish.

Huambisa Culture and History Links

The Huambisa:
     Information about the Huambisa and other Jivaroan tribes of Ecuador and Peru.
Jivaro Indian Head-Hunters * Tsanta: Shrunken Heads of the Jivaro Indians
     Articles on the custom of head-shrinking among the Jivaros.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Huambisa:
  Encyclopedia articles about the Huambisa people and their language.
  Huambisa * Los Huambisa: Huampis/Shuar:
  Information about the Huambisas in Spanish.



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