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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.
Seri Language Seri language samples and resources.
Seri Culture and History Information and links about the Seri tribe past and present.
Our Online Seri Materials
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.
Phonological inventory of the Seri language, with a sample text.
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 translation of the Lord's Prayer.
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.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information on the Seri language in Spanish.
Seri Indian books.
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