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Cofan (A'ingae, Cofán)

Cofan (called "A'ingae" by its own speakers) is an indigenous language of South America. Some linguists consider Cofan to be a member of the Chibchan language family, while others consider it to be a language isolate unrelated to any other known language. Cofan is spoken by some 1500 people in the Ecuadorian and Columbian rainforests.

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Cofan Language Resources

Cofan Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Cofan language.
Cofan Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Cofan words.
Cofan Numbers:
    Learn how to count in the Cofan language.
Human Rights: A'ingae:
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Cofan.
Language Museum: Cofan:
    Bible passage in the Cofan Indian language.
Cofan Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Cofan language, with a sample text.
House of Languages: Cofán:
    Information about Cofán language usage.
Ethnologue: Cofán:
    Demographic information about the Cofan language.
Cofán Language Tree:
    Theories about Cofan's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cofán Language Structures:
    Cofán linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Cofan Culture and History Links

Cofan, Guardians of the Rain Forest:
    Website of the Cofan people presents cultural and historical facts and information about rainforest conservation.
A'i (Cofan):
    Profile of the Cofan tribe from NativeWeb. In Spanish and English.
Native American Indian Cultures: the Cofan Indians:
    Information and links on the Cofan people.
Flag of the Cofanes of Ecuador:
    Picture and description of the flags of the Cofan and other indigenous Ecuadorian people.
Los indios kofán:
    Information about the Cofan tribe in Spanish.

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The Cofan Art of Hammock Weaving:
    Book in Spanish and English about A'i (Cofan) textile arts.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Cofán Language: * Cofan People:
Encyclopedia articles about the Cofan tribe and their language.
Lengua Kofán:
Information on the Cofan language in Spanish.



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