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Lule Indian Language

Lule is an indigenous language of South America. Some linguists consider Lule to be a language isolate unrelated to any other living language, but other linguists have linked it with another Argentinian language, Vilela, into a small Lule-Vilela language family.
Lule is a highly endangered language, still spoken today by only a handful of elders in Argentina.

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Lule Language Resources

Lule Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Lule language.
La Lengua Lule:
    Information on Lule including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Lule Language Tree:
    Theories about Lule's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Lule Language Structures:
    Lule linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Lule Culture and History Links

Catholic Encyclopedia: Lule:
     History of the Lule Indians from a 1910 missionary perspective (be prepared for some biases.)

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Lule:
  Encyclopedia entry on the Lule language.
  Los Lule-Vilelas * Lules y Vilelas:
  Information about the Lules in Spanish.

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