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Sumo Indian Language (Sumu, Mayangna)

Sumu is a Misumalpan language of Central America, spoken by around 7000 people in Nicaragua and Honduras. It is most closely related to Ulwa, and many linguists consider the two to be dialects of a single language. Sumu has SOV word order.

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Sumu Language Resources

Our Online Sumu Materials

Sumu Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Sumu language.

Sumu Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Sumo Language:
    Wikipedia article about the Ulwa and Sumu languages.
House of Languages: Mayangna:
     Information about Mayangna language usage.
Ethnologue: Sumo-Mayangna
     Demographic information about the Sumu language.
Sumu-Ulwa Language Tree:
    Theories about Sumu's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Sumu Language Structures:
    Sumu linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Sumo People:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Mayangnas.
   Lengua Sumu-Ulua:
   Information about the Sumu language in Spanish.

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