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Wayana Indian Language
Wayana is a Carib language of South America,
spoken by 700 people in Brazil, Suriname and French Guiana.
Wayana is an agglutinative language with complex verb morphology. Word order is primarily SOV.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Wayana language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Wayana Indian Language Wayana Phonology Wayana Grammar Wayana Orthography:
Scanned-in Wayana language materials from the Rosetta Project.
La Lengua Wayana:
Information on Wayana including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Wayana translation of the Lord's Prayer.
House of Languages: Wayana:
Information about Wayana language usage.
Demographic information on Wayana from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wayana Language Tree:
Theories about Wayana's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Wayana Language Structures:
Wayana linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
The Aparai-Wayana of Brazil:
Online ethnography of the Aparai and Wayana tribes including photographs.
Article on Wayana-Aparai culture and traditions.
Os Wayana-Aparai Uaianas:
Information about the Wayanas in Portuguese.
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