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Guinao Indian Language (Guinau)

Guinao is an extinct Arawakan language of South America, once spoken in Venezuela. It is closely related to the still-living Bare language.

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Guinao Language Resources

Guinao Vocabulary:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Guinao language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Guiano Language Tree:
    Theories about Guinao's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Books for sale on the Guinaus
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Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
    Anthropology book on the Guinau and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  La Lengua Ginao:
  Information about the Ginao language in Spanish.
  Wikipedia: Upper Amazon Maipurean:
  Encyclopedia article on the Maipurean language family, including Guarequena.

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