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Puelche Indian Language (Gennaken)

Puelche is an indigenous language of Argentina, Puelche has not been proven to be related to any other language. However, it has many similarities to the neighboring Chon languages, and some linguists consider Puelche to be a Chon language as well. Puelche is a seriously endangered language, still spoken today by only a handful of elders.

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Puelche Language Resources

Puelche Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Puelche language.
Günün Yajich Phonology:
    Linguistic chart of phonemes in the Puelche language.
La Lengua Puelche:
    Information on Puelche including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Idioma puelche:
    Article in Spanish on the Puelche language.
Puelche Language:
     Demographic information on Puelche from the Ethnologue of Languages.
     Wikipedia entry on the Puelche language.
Puelche Language Tree:
    Theories about Puelche's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Puelche Culture and History Links

Puelche Community:
    Article on the history of Chile's Puelche people.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  OLAC: Puelche:
  Reference list of Puelche language materials.
  Wikipedia: Puelche * Britannica: Puelche:
  Encyclopedia articles about the Puelche tribe.
  Los Puelche * Puelches: * Los Puelches:
  Information about the Puelches in Spanish.

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