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Mocovi Indian Language (Mocoví)

Mocovi is a Guaicuruan language of South America.
Mocovi is spoken by around 4000 people in Argentina.

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Our Mocovi Language Materials

Mocovi Vocabulary
    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.

Mocovi Language Resources

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.
Lengua Mokovi:
    Mocovi language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Mocoví:
     Information about Mocoví language usage.
Mocovi Language:
    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
Our organization earns a commission from any book bought through these links 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.
  Mocoví People:
  Encyclopedia artcles about the Mocovi tribe.
  Los Mocoví: * Los Mocovíes:
  Articles about the Mocovis in Spanish.

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