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Yucuna Indian Language (Yukuna)

Yucuna is an Arawakan language of South America, spoken by 500 people in Colombia. Yucuna is a polysynthetic language and uses SVO word order.



˜Our Online Yucuna Materials

Yucuna Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Yucuna language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Yucuna Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Yucuna words.
Yucuna Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Yucuna language.
Yucuna Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Yucuna language.
Yucuna Numbers:
     Worksheet showing how to count in the Yucuna language.

˜Yucuna Language Resources

Yucana Linguistic Description * Yucuna Phonemics * Yucuna Quehaji * Yucuna Grammar * Yucuna Text:
    Scanned-in Yucuna language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Yucuna Prayers:
    Yucuna translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Language Museum: Yucuna: * Yucuna Genesis Translation:
    Bible passages in Yucuna.
House of Languages: Yucuna:
    Information about Yucuna language usage.
Yucuna Language:
     Demographic information on Yucuna from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Yucuna Language Tree:
    Theories about Yucuna's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yucuna Language Structures:
    Yucuna linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
La Lengua Jukuna:
     Yucuna language information in Spanish.

Yucuna Culture and History Links

The Yukuna:
     Articles on Yucuna history and culture.
El espíritu Yucuna de los animales * Los indios yukuna:
    Information about the Yucunas in Spanish.



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