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Toba Indian Language (Chaco Sur, Toba Qom)
Toba is a Guaicuruan language of South America.
Toba is spoken by around
20,000 people in Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Toba language, with comparison to words in other Guaicuruan languages.
Toba Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Toba words.
Indigenous People of Argentina and Chile:
Map showing where in South America the Toba language is spoken.
Tribes of the Gran Chaco:
Historical map of the Chaco Plain showing the original location of the Toba tribe at the time of first contact.
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Toba.
Lord's Prayer in Toba:
Translations of Christian prayers into the Toba language.
Toba language information including linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Toba-Qom:
Information about Toba-Qom language usage.
Demographic information on Toba from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Brief Wikipedia article about the Toba language.
Toba Language Tree:
Theories about Toba's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Toba Language Structures:
Toba linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Books for sale on the Tobas
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The Chaco Mission Frontier: The Guaycuruan Experience:
History book examining how the Toba and neighboring indigenous tribes adapted to colonial life.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Tattooing in the Gran Chaco of South America:
History of tattoo art among the Tobas and other Chacoan tribes. With pictures.
Encyclopedia artcles about the Tobas.
Los Tobas: Pueblo Toba:
Information about the Toba tribe in Spanish.
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