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Yavitero Indian Language
Yavitero is an extinct Arawakan language of South America.
It is closely related to the still-living Baniva language.
Yavitero was once spoken in Venezuela. It was a polysynthetic language with predominantly SVO word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Yavitero language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
La Lengua Yaviteró:
Yavitero language information. Page in Spanish.
Demographic information on the Yavitero language.
Yavitero Language Tree:
Theories about Yavitero's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Books For Sale On The Yaviteros
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Yavitero and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Books:
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