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Yabarana Indian Language

Yabarana is a Cariban language of South America. It is unrelated to the Brazilian language Yabaana, even though that language is sometimes also referred to by the name "Yabarana." Yabarana is spoken by a few dozen people in Venezuela. It is an agglutinative language with complex verb morphology.

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Yabarana Language Resources

Yabarana Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Yabarana language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
La Lengua Mapoyo-Yavarana:
    Information on Yabarana and Mapoyo including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Yavarana-Mapoyo:
    Information about Yabarana language usage.
Ethnologue: Yabarana:
     Demographic information on the Yabarana language.
Wikipedia: Yabarana:
     Encyclopedia entry about the Yabarana language.
Yawarana Language Tree:
    Theories about Yabarana's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Yabarana Culture and History Links

Yabarana Indians:
    Introduction to the Yabarana people of Venezuela.



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