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Kariai Indian Language (Cariay)
Kariai is an extinct Arawakan language of South America.
It was once spoken in Brazil, and was closely related to the still-living Xiriana language.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Kariai language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Kariaí Language Tree:
Theories about Kariai's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Kariaí:
Manao and Kariai language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Books for sale on the Kariais
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Kariai and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Books:
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