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Mayoruna Indian Language (Matsés)

Mayoruna is a Panoan language of South America, spoken by 2000 people in Peru.
It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.

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Mayoruna Language
Mayoruna language samples and resources.

Mayoruna Culture and History
Information and links about the Mayoruna tribe past and present.

Mayoruna Language Resources

Our Online Mayoruna Materials

Mayoruna Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Mayoruna language, with comparison to words in other Harakmbet languages.
Mayoruna Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Mayoruna language.
Mayoruna Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Mayoruna.
Mayoruna Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Mayoruna language.
Mayoruna Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in the Mayoruna language.

Mayoruna Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru:
    Maps showing the areas in South America where Matses is spoken.
Human Rights: Matsés:
     Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Mayoruna.
House of Languages: Matsés:
     Information about Matses language usage.
Mayoruna Language:
     Demographic information on Mayoruna from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Mayoruna-Matsés Language Tree:
    Theories about Mayoruna's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Matsés Language Structures:
    Matses linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Matses Prayers:
    Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Matses language.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Matses Language:
Encyclopedia articles on Mayoruna.
Lengua Matses * La Lengua Majoruna-Matsés:
Information about the Mayoruna language in Spanish.
Mayoruna links.
Mayoruna Tribe:
Mayoruna Indian books.

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