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Siriano Indian Language (Desana)
Siriano is a Tucanoan language of South America.
Siriano is spoken by 400 people in Colombia and Brazil. It is a tone language with SOV word order.
Siriano Linguistic Description Siriano Orthography Siriano Phonology:
Scanned-in Siriano language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Archive of Siriano language recordings available for download.
La Lengua Desana:
Information on the Desana and Siriano languages including linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
Language Museum: Siriano Genesis in Siriano: Bible Translation in Siriano:
Translations of Bible passages into Siriano.
House of Languages: Siriano:
Information about Siriano language usage.
Demographic information on Siriano from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Desano-Siriano Language Tree:
Theories about Siriano's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Siriano Language Structures:
Siriano linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Encyclopedia articles on the Siriano Indians.
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
Anthropology book on the social structures of the Siriano and other Tucanoan tribes.
Information about the Sirianos in Spanish.
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