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Paresi Indian Language (Parecis, Peresi)

Paresi is an Arawakan language of South America.
Paresi is spoken by 1200 people in Brazil. It is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SOV word order.

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Paresi Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Paresi language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Tribes of Southern Brazil:
    Map showing where the Parecis language is spoken.
Paresi-Portuguese Dictionary:
     Paresi dictionary available online. PDF format.
     Paresi language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Parecís:
    Information about Parecís language usage.
Paresi Language:
     Demographic information on Paresi from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Paresí Language Tree:
    Theories about Paresi's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Parecis Language Structures:
    Parecis linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Paresi Culture and History

     Articles on the history, culture, religion and lifestyle of the Paresi Indians.
The Pareci of Brazil:
     Fact sheet about the Pareci tribe.
Tribes of Southern Brazil:
    Map showing where the Parecis people live in Brazil.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Paresi–Waura languages:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Pareci–Xingu languages.
  Povo Paresí * Os Parecis:
  Information about the Parecis in Portuguese.

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