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Mapoyo Indian Language

Mapoyo is a Cariban language of South America. It is closely related to the better-known language Eñepa (Panare.) Mapoyo is still spoken by only a few elders in Venezuela. It is an agglutinative language with complex verb morphology.

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Mapoyo Language Resources

Mapoyo Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Mapoyo language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
AILLA: Mapoyo:
    Archive of Mapoyo language recordings available for download.
La Lengua Mapoyo-Yavarana:
    Information on Mapoyo and Yabarana including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Mapoyo:
     Information about Mapoyo language usage.
House of Languages: Yavarana-Mapoyo:
    Information about Mapoyo language usage.
Mapoyo Language:
     Demographic information on Mapoyo from the Ethnologue of Languages.
     Brief Wikipedia entry on the Mapoyo language.
Wanai Language Tree:
    Theories about Mapoyo's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mapoyo Language Structures:
    Mapoyo linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Idioma Mapoyo en extincion * Los Mapoyo: Un Pueblo Patriota Ignorado: * Lengua Mapoyo:
  Information about the Mapoyos and their language in Spanish.

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