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Seri Indian Language (Cmique, Comcaac)

Seri is considered by some linguists to be a member of the Hokan language family, possibly most closely related to the extinct California languages Salinan and Chumash. There are around 500 Seri speakers in Sonora today.

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Seri Language
Seri language samples and resources.

Seri Culture and History
Information and links about the Seri tribe past and present.

Seri Language Resources

Our Online Seri Materials

Seri Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Seri language, with comparison to words in other Hokan languages.

Seri Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Serian Family: Seri
     Cmiique (Seri) language information including audio files, vocabulary, and Spanish-language linguistic articles.
Seri Orthography * Seri Numbers * Seri Text:
    Scanned-in Seri language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Seri Words * Knoiki Iitom:
     Words and phrases in the Seri language.
Seri Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Seri language, with a sample text.
Sonoran Placenames:
     Chart of Southwestern place names in Seri, Pima Bajo, and Pima-Papago.
Why the Seri Language Is Important and Interesting
     Article on Seri linguistics from the Journal of the Southwest. (You have to pay to read it.)
Bible Verses in Mexican Languages: Seri de Sonora * Seri Genesis Translation:
    Seri translations of several Biblical passages.
Seri Prayers:
    Seri translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Seri kinship terminology * Los números en seri
     Seri linguistics papers available online (in English and Spanish.)
Seri Language
     Demographic information about Seri from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Seri Language Tree:
    Theories about Seri's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Seri Language Structures:
    Seri linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Seri:
Information on the Seri language in Spanish.
Seri links.
Seri Tribe:
Seri Indian books.

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