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Pauserna Language (Guarasuawe)

Language: Pauserna, also known as Guarasuawe, was a Tupi-Guarani language of South America, once spoken in eastern Bolivia. It was closely related to Guarayu, which is still spoken in this region. Although the Pauserna language is no longer spoken in the community, it still has the status of one of Bolivia's official languages due to its cultural and historical importance.


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Pauserna Language Resources

La Lengua Pauserna:
    Information on the Pauserna language, including a language map of Bolivia. Page in Spanish.
Pauserna:
    Demographic information on Pauserna from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Pauserna Language Tree:
    Theories about Pauserna's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
House of Languages: Pauserna
     Information about Pauserna language usage in Spanish.

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Languages of the Amazon:
    Linguistic information about Pauserna and dozens of other Amazonian languages.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Pauserna language:
Encyclopedia article on the Pauserna Indians and their language.
Los Pauserna * Pueblos Indigenos: Guarasugwe * Etnias de Bolivia: Guarasugwe:
Information about the Pauserna people and other tribes of Bolivia in Spanish.



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