Indian languages * Indian cultures * What's new on our site today!

Moronahua Indian Language (Moronawa)

Moronahua is a Panoan language of South America. Some linguists consider it a dialect of Yaminawa or Sharanahua.
Moronahua is spoken by 300 people in Brazil. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.

Sponsored Links


Our Online Moronahua Materials

Moronahua Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Moronawa language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
Moronawa Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Moronawa words.

Moronahua Language Resources

La Lengua Marinahua:
    Information on Sharanawa and Moronahua including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
Lenguas Pano:
    Spanish-language information on Morunawa and the Panoan languages.
Moronahua Language:
    Demographic information on Moronahua and Yaminahua from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Morunahua Language Tree:
    Theories about Yaminawa and Moronawa language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Moronahua Culture and History Links

Last Indians of the Amazon:
    Article on the Mastanahua and Murunahua tribes of Peru and their struggles to survive in the modern day.
Marinahua Culture:
    Article on the history and traditions of the Marinawa tribe.



Back to our American Indian tribes homepage
Back to our page of Native South Americans
Back to our Native American websites for kids

Native Languages

Native American art * Cherokee headdresses * Manitoba Metis * Sweetgrass basket

Would you like to sponsor our work on the Moronawa Indian language?

Native Languages of the Americas website 1998-2015 * Contacts and FAQ page