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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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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
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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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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