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Piapoco Language (Piapoko)
Piapoco is an Arawakan language of South America.
Piapoco is spoken by 7000 people in eastern Colombia and western Venezuela.
It is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SVO word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Piapoco language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Piapoco Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Piapoco words.
Piapoco Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Piapoco language.
Piapoco Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Piapoco language.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Piapoco language.
Piapoco Language Resources
Northern Colombia Language Map:
Map showing where in South America the Piapoco language is spoken.
Piapoco language information including a linguistic map of Colombia. Page in Spanish.
Language Museum: Piapoco: Piapoco New Testament:
Bible passages in Piapoco.
House of Languages: Piapoco:
Information about Piapoco language usage.
Demographic information on the Piapoco language.
Piapoco Language Tree:
Theories about Piapoco's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Piapoco Language Structures:
Piapoco linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Spanish-Piapoco dictionary for sale online.
The Piapoco People
Article on the history and culture of the Piapoco tribe, with pictures.
Orinoco Online: Tsase:
Culture and traditions of the Piapoco, with photographs of Piapoco artifacts.
The Life of the Indian Tribes of South Venezuela
Online museum exhibit on the culture of the Bare, Baniva,
Guarequena, Curripaco, and Piapoco tribes.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Los indios piapoco Pueblo wenaiwika Idioma piapoco:
Information about the Piapocos and their language in Spanish.
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