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Sharanahua Indian Language (Sharanawa, Mastanahua, Marinahua)

Sharanahua is a Panoan language of South America.
Sharanahua is spoken by 400 people in eastern Peru. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.

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Our Online Sharanahua Materials

Sharanahua Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Sharanawa language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
Sharanahua Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Sharanahua words.
Sharanawa Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Sharanahua language.
Sharanahua Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Sharanahua language.
Sharanahua Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Sharanahua language.
Sharanahua Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in the Sharanahua language.

Sharanahua Language Resources

Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru:
    Maps showing the areas in South America where Sharanahua is spoken.
Sharanahua Language * Sharanahua Phonology * Sharanahua Bible Translation:
    Scanned-in Sharanahua materials from the Rosetta Project.
Human Rights: Sharanahua:
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Sharanahua.
La Lengua Sharanawa:
    Information on Sharanahua including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Sharanawa:
    Information about Sharanawa language usage.
Sharanahua Language:
    Demographic information on Sharanahua from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sharanawa Language Tree:
    Theories about Sharanawa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Sharanahua Language Structures:
    Sharanahua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Sharanahua Culture and History Links

Sharanahua Culture:
    Article on the history and traditions of the Sharanahua tribe.
Sharanahua:
    Overview of Sharanawa history and culture.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
    Map showing where the Sharanahua people live in Brazil.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Sharanahua * Cultura Sharanahua * Lengua Sharanahua * Pueblo Sharanahua * Los Sharanahua:
  Information about the Sharanahuas in Spanish.



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