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Timucua Indian Language (Timucuan)
Timucua is an extinct Amerindian language of Florida whose origins are uncertain. The language shows some similarities to the
Arawakan languages, and linguist Julian Granberry has suggested
the Timucua people may have migrated to Florida from an original Amazonian homeland. After being decimated by European
disease and warfare between the Spanish and British, the surviving Timucua Indians were sent to Cuba, where their language rapidly
disappeared. The last known Timucua Indian died in 1767, making the Timucuans (along with the
Beothuk) one of only a few truly extinct American Indian tribes.
Timucua Language Timucua language samples and resources.
Timucua Culture and History Information and links about the Timucua tribe past and present.
Our Online Timucua Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Timucua language.
Timucua Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Timucua words.
Timucua Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Timucua language.
Timucua Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Timucua language.
Worksheet showing color words in the Timucua language.
Worksheet showing how to count in Timucua.
Timucua Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Timucua Language Activity:
Worksheet on plural and possessive forms in Timucua.
Wikipedia article on Timucua including part of a catechism.
Timucua Language Tree:
Theories about Timucua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Timucua Language Structures:
Timucua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Timucua Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
A Grammar and Dictionary of the Timucua Language
Collection of existing information about the Timucuan language, as well as Granberry's anthropological proposal
about the migration of the Timucuas from South America.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Timucua language.
Information on the Timucua language in Spanish.
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