Palikur is an Arawakan language of South America,
spoken by 1200 people in Brazil and French Guiana.
Palikur is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SVO word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Palikur language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Palikur and the Typology of Classifiers:
Linguistics paper on the Palikur language. PDF format.
Palikur language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Demographic information on Palikur from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Historical and cultural information on the Palikur tribe. Includes photographs.
Articles on the history, culture, religion and lifestyle of the Palikur Indians.