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Barasana Counting Worksheet

Adjectives in Barasana can be very complicated, with different endings to match different noun classes. So for example, "two men" is "juarã ũmũa" but "two baskets" is "juabu jicuari." There are more than 60 different noun classes in Barasana. Some of the forms just have different endings, but others use completely different words ("one" is "sĩgũ" for a man, but "kohobu" for a basket.) For this worksheet we have used the form of these number words that agrees with the noun "ball."

Barasana language pronunciation guide


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