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Mocovi Indian Language (Mocoví)
Mocovi is a Guaicuruan language of South America.
Mocovi is spoken by around 4000 people in
Our list of vocabulary words in the Mocovi language, with comparison to words in other Guaicuruan languages.
Mocovi Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Mocovi words.
Indigenous People of Argentina and Chile:
Map showing where in South America the Mocovi language is spoken.
Tribes of the Gran Chaco:
Historical map of the Chaco Plain showing the original location of the Mocovi tribe at the time of first contact.
Lord's Prayer in Mocovi:
Translations of Christian prayers into the Mocovi language.
Mocovi language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Mocoví:
Information about Mocoví language usage.
Demographic information on Mocovi from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Brief Wikipedia article about the Mocovi language.
Mocoví Language Tree:
Theories about Mocovi's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mocovi Language Structures:
Mocoví linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Books for sale on the Mocovis
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The Chaco Mission Frontier: The Guaycuruan Experience:
History book examining how the Mocobi and neighboring indigenous tribes adapted to colonial life.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Tattooing in the Gran Chaco of South America:
History of tattoo art among the Mocovis and other Chacoan tribes. With pictures.
Encyclopedia artcles about the Mocovi tribe.
Los Mocoví: Los Mocovíes:
Articles about the Mocovis in Spanish.
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