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Yukpa Indian Language (Yucpa)
Yukpa is a Cariban language of South America.
Yukpa is spoken by 3000 people in northeast Colombia and western Venezuela.
It is an agglutinative language with complex verb morphology. Word order is SOV.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Yukpa language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Yukpa Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Yukpa words.
Yukpa Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Yukpa language.
Yukpa Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Yukpa language.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Yukpa language.
Yukpa Language Resources
Northern Colombia Language Map:
Map showing where in South America the Yukpa language is spoken.
Is Japreria a Yukpa Dialect?:
Comparison of the Japreria and Yukpa languages.
House of Languages: Yukpa-Yuko:
Information about Yukpa language usage.
Demographic information on Yukpa from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Yukpa Language Tree:
Theories about Yukpa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yukpa Language Structures:
Yukpa linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
La Lengua Yukpa:
Yukpa language information including a linguistic map of Colombia. Page in Spanish.
Primeras observaciones sobre la lengua yukpa:
Linguistics article on the Yukpa language. Page mostly in Spanish.
Brief articles on Yukpa history and culture.
Wikipedia article on the Yukpa tribe.
Los Yuko-Yukpa Los Yukpa Los Yuco Los yukpas: cuántos son y dónde viven:
Information about the Yukpa Indians in Spanish.
Books for sale on the Yukpas
The Yukpa Cultivation System:
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History of agriculture among the Yukpa Indians of Colombia and Venezuela.
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