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Yaminawa Indian Language (Yaminahua)

Yaminawa is a Panoan language of South America.
Yaminawa is spoken by more than a thousand people in Peru, Brazil and Bolivia. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.

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Our Online Yaminawa Materials

Yaminawa Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Yaminawa language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
Yaminawa Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Yaminawa words.
Yaminawa Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Yaminawa language.
Yaminawa Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Yaminahua language.

Yaminahua Language Resources

Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru: * Bolivian Language Map:
    Maps showing the areas in South America where Yaminahua is spoken.
Yaminahua Language * Yaminahua Linguistic Description * Idioma Yaminahua * Yaminahua Map * Yaminahua Grammar
    Yaminahua Phonology * Yaminahua Syntax * Yaminahua Orthography * Yaminahua Story * Yaminahua Bibliography:
    Scanned-in Yaminawa language materials from the Rosetta Project. (Most are in Spanish.)
Discontinuous nasal spread in Yaminahua
     Linguistics article about Yaminawa phonology.
Language Museum: Yaminahua * Yaminawa Genesis Translation:
    Bible passages in Yaminawa.
Yaminahua Prayers:
    Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Yaminahua language.
La Lengua Yaminawa:
    Information on Yaminawa including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Yaminahua:
    Information about Yaminahua language usage.
Ethnologue: Yaminawa:
    Demographic information on the Yaminawa language.
Yaminawa Language Tree:
    Theories about Yaminahua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yaminahua Language Structures:
    Yaminahua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Yaminawa Culture and History Links

The Yaminawá of Brazil:
    Articles on Yaminawa culture and traditions.
Jamináwa Culture:
    Overview of the Yaminawa Indian culture.
In Search of Ritual: Tradition, Outer World and Bad Manners in the Amazon:
    Anthropological article on the Yaminawa tribe.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
    Map showing where the Yaminahua people live in Brazil.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Los Yaminahua: * Lengua Yaminahua * Cultura Yaminahua
Information about the Yaminawas in Spanish.
Os Yaminawá * Yaminawa:
Information about the Yaminawas in Portuguese.

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