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Guana Indian Language
Guana is an Arawakan language of Brazil and Paraguay.
Guana is closely related to the still-living language Terena.
The language is no longer natively spoken today, as the last Guana speaker died in 2006, but some young people have
an interest in reviving its use.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Guana language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
House of Languages: Guaná: Kinikinau:
Information about Kinikinau and Guaná language usage.
Demographic information on Guana from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Guana Language Tree:
Theories about Guana's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Guaná:
Information on Guana including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Indigenous Peoples of Brazil: Kinikinau:
History and cultural aspects of the Kinikinau/Guaná tribe.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Britannica: Guana People:
Encyclopedia articles on the Guaná Indians.
Povo Kinikinao Guanás Os Kinikinau:
Information about the Guana tribe in Portuguese.
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