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Tucano Indian Language (Dahseyé)
Tucano is a Tucanoan language of South America.
Tucano is spoken by 5000 people in Brazil and Colombia. It is a tone language with SOV word order.
Tribes and Languages of Brazil:
Map showing the areas in Brazil where Tukano is spoken.
Tucano Linguistic Description Tucano Orthography Tucano Phonology Tucano Text:
Scanned-in Tucano language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Phonological inventory of the Tucano language, with a sample text.
La Lengua Tukana:
Information on Tukano including linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
Language Museum: Tucano Genesis in Tucano:
Translations of Bible passages into Siriano.
House of Languages: Tucano Pisamira:
Information about Tucano language usage.
Demographic information on Tucano from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Tucano Language Tree:
Theories about Tucano's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Encyclopedia article about the Tucano language.
Tucano Language Structures:
Tucano linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
The Tukano Tribe:
Online ethnography of the Tukanos of Brazil.
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
Anthropology book on the social structures of the Tucano and other Tucanoan tribes.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Tucanos: Britannica: Tucano:
Encyclopedia articles on the Tucanos and their language.
Los Tucano: Los indios tukano:
Information about the Tucanos in Spanish.
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