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Jirajaran Language Family (Hiraharan)

The Jirajaran or Jirajara languages were spoken in western Venezuela. They bear a slight resemblance to the larger Chibchan language family, and may have been distantly related to them. None are still spoken today, as the last speakers died in the early 1900's.

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Jirajaran languages include:

  • Jirajaran Languages
  • Ayamán
  • Gayón
  • Jirajara
  • Native Languages

    Our Jirajaran Language Features

    Jirajaran Vocabulary:
         Comparison of words in various Jirajaran languages.

    Links to Other Jirajaran Language Resources

    Jiraharan Language Family:
         Database of Jirajaran language relationships compiled by LinguistList.
    Jirajaran Languages:
         Wikipedia entry about the Jirajaran language family.

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