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Maca Indian Language (Maka, Macá)
Maca is a
Matacoan language of South America.
It is spoken by around 1500 people in Paraguay. Alternate names for the Maca tribe and their language include
Maka, Macá, Maká, Mak'a, Enimaca, Enimaga, Toothle, and Nynaka.
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Archive of Maka language recordings available for download.
La Lengua Maká:
Maca language information including a linguistic map of Paraguay. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Maká
Information about Maka language usage.
Demographic information on Maca from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Maká Language Tree:
Theories about Maka's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Maca Language Structures:
Macá linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Indignenous People of Paraguay: Maca Tribe:
Fact sheet about the Maca Indians.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Maka language.
Comunidad Indigena Makŕ Los Makas:
Information about the Macas in Spanish.
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