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Mastanahua Indian Language (Mastanawa)
Mastanahua is a Panoan language of South America.
Some linguists consider it a dialect of Yaminawa
Mastanahua is spoken by around a hundred people in eastern Peru. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.
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Our list of vocabulary words in the Mastanahua language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
Mastanawa Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Mastanawa words.
Mastanahua Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Mastanawa language.
La Lengua Mastanahua:
Information on Sharanawa and Mastanahua including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
Demographic information on Mastanahua and Yaminahua from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sharanawa-Mastanahua Language Tree:
Theories about Mastanahua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Last Indians of the Amazon:
Article on the Mastanahua and Murunahua tribes of Peru and their struggles to survive in the modern day.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Lenguas Pano:
Information about the Mastanahua and the Panoan languages in Spanish.
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