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Palikur Indian Language

Palikur is an Arawakan language of South America.
Palikur is spoken by 1200 people in Brazil and French Guiana. It is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SVO word order.

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Palikur Vocabulary:
     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:
     Palikur language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Palikur:
    Information about Palikur language usage.
Palikur Language:
     Demographic information on Palikur from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Palikur Language Tree:
    Theories about Palikur's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Palikur Language Structures:
    Palikur linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Palikur People:
     Historical and cultural information on the Palikur tribe. Includes photographs.
Palikur:
     Articles on the history, culture, religion and lifestyle of the Palikur Indians.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Palikur:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Palikur tribe.
  Povo Palikur * Os Palicures:
  Information about the Palikures in Potuguese.



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