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Waura Indian Language
Waura is an Arawakan language of South America,
spoken by 250 people in Brazil. It is most closely related to Mehinaku; some linguists consider the two to
be dialects of a single language. Waura is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SVO word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Waura language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Waura-Portuguese wordlist with translations into Spanish and English.
Waura language information including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Waurį:
Information about Waura language usage.
Demographic information on the Waura language.
Waura Language Tree:
Theories about Waura's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Waurį Language Structures:
Waura linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Historical and cultural information on the Waura tribe. Includes photographs.
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