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Huetar Indian Language

Huetar is an extinct Chibchan language. It was closely related to Maleku Jaika and some linguists consider it to be a dialect of Maleku.
Huetar was once spoken in Costa Rica and Panama.

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Huetar Language Resources

Huetar Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Huetar language, with comparison to words in other Chibchan languages.
Indigenous Languages in Costa Rica:
    Map showing where in Costa Rica the Huetar language was spoken.
House of Languages: Huetar:
    Information about Guetar language usage.
Guatuso-Guetar Language Tree:
    Theories about Guetar's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Watuso-Wetar
     Information on the Guatuso and Huetar languages in Spanish.
Estructura y tematica narrativas en la tradicion oral huetar:
    Linguistics etext for sale on the Huetar language. Text in Spanish. (Amazon affiliate link)

Huetar Culture and History Links

Cultures of Costa Rica
     Map showing the location of the Huetar and other indigenous Costa Rican tribes.
    Profile of the Heutar tribe.
The Huetar:
    Photographs of Huetar artifacts.

Books for sale on the Huetars

mtDNA variation in the Chibcha Amerindian Huetar from Costa Rica:
    Ebook about Huetar genetics.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  La lengua Huetar * Línea Vieja-Huetar * Los Huetares * Huetares del norte: * Idioma Huetar:
  Information about the Huetar Indians and their language in Spanish.

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