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Urarina Indian Language
Urarina is an indigenous language of South America.
Along with a few Cariban languages, like Hixkaryana
Urarina is notable for using OVS word order (just the opposite of English), which is the rarest typology to
be found in the world's languages. Urarina is spoken by 3000 people in northwestern Peru.
It is a language isolate, not known to be related to any other living language.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Urarina language.
Urarina Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Urarina language.
Peru Linguistic Map Tribes and Languages of Peru:
Maps showing the areas in South America where Urarina is spoken.
Urarina Indian Language Urarina Bible Translation:
Scanned-in Urarina language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Human Rights: Urarina:
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Urarina.
La Lengua Urarina:
Information on Urarina including language maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Urarina:
Information about Urarina language usage.
Demographic information on Urarina from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Urarina Language Tree:
Theories about Urarina's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Urarina Language Structures:
Urarina linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
A Grammar of Urarina :
Urarina linguistics text for sale.
Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Urarina language.
Articles on modern threats to Urarina lives and lifestyle.
Encyclopedia articles on the Urarina Indians.
Los Urarina Cultura Urarina Lengua Urarina La Sobrevivencia de los Urarinas:
Information about the Urarinas in Spanish.
Letters of Esther Carson Winans: Missionary to the Urarina Indians:
Memoirs of a woman who lived among the Urarinas.
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