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Kogui Language (Kogi, Cogui, Kagaba)

Kogui is a Chibchan language of South America.
Kogui is spoken by 8000 people in the mountains of northern Colombia. It has complex morphology and SOV word order.

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Kogui Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Kogui Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Kogui language, with comparison to words in other Chibchan languages.
Kogui Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Kogui words.
Kogui Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Kogui language.
     Information on the Kogi language, including a linguistic map of Colombia. Page in Spanish.
Cogui Indian Language * Cogui Phonology * Cogui Grammar * Cogui Text:
    Scanned-in Cogui language materials from the Rosetta Project.
House of Languages: Cogui:
    Information about Cogui language usage.
Cogui Language:
     Demographic information on Kogui from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Language Museum: Kogui * Cogui Genesis:
     Biblical passages translated into Kogui.
Cogui Language Tree:
    Theories about Kogi's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cogui Language Structures:
    Kogui linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Kogui Culture and History Links

Keepers of the World
     Article about the Arhuaco, Wiwa, and Kogui Indians and their efforts to protect their sacred mountain home.
The Koguis of Colombia
     Photo-essay about the Kogui tribe and their traditional way of life.
     Article about the Kogui people and their Tairona ancestors. With photographs.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Koguis:
  Encyclopedia articles on Kogui Indian culture.
  El Pueblo Kogui * Los indios kogui * Los kogis * Los kogi y los u'wa:
     Information about the Kogi tribe in Spanish.

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