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Waorani Language (Auca, Sabela, Huaorani)
Waorani is a language isolate of Ecuador not known to be related to any other living language. It is spoken by more than a thousand people in the
Ecuadorian rainforest today. Word order is predominantly SOV.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Waorani/Sabela language.
Waorani Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Waorani words.
Waorani Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Huaorani language.
Waorani Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Waorani.
Learn how to count in the Huarani language.
Waorani Language Resources
Waorani Indian Language Waorani Orthography Waorani Phonology Waorani Grammar:
Waorani Syntax Waorani Indian Grammar Waorani Text:
Scanned-in Waorani language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Information on the Auca/Wao language including linguistic maps of South America and Ecuador. Page in Spanish.
Human Rights: Wao Tededo:
Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into the Waotededo language.
House of Languages: Huaorani:
Information about Huaorani language usage.
Demographic information on Waorani from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wikipedia article on the Auca language.
Sabela Language Tree:
Theories about Waorani's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Waorani Language Structures:
Waorani linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Waorani: Ecuador's Secret People:
Online photoessay about the Waorani tribe.
Photographs and articles about Waorani culture and lifestyle.
Waorani: The last of the rainforest people:
Documentary on the Waorani tribe's struggles to preserve their way of life.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Huaorani Idioma záparo:
Encyclopedia articles about the Waorani tribe.
La Nacionalidad Waorani Pueblo Huaorani Los Huaorani:
Information about the Waoranis in Spanish.
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