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Yaminawa Indian Language (Yaminahua)

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



˜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

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.)
Language Museum: Yaminahua * Yaminawa Genesis Translation:
    Bible passage in Yaminawa.
La Lengua Yaminawa:
    Information on Yaminawa including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
Yaminawa Language:
    Demographic information on Yaminawa from the Ethnologue of Languages.

˜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.
Os Yaminawá * Yaminawa:
    Information about the Yaminawas in Portuguese.



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