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Machinere Indian Language (Machineri)
Machinere is an Arawakan language of South America,
spoken by 400 people in Brazil and Bolivia. The Machinere language is frequently
confused with the Mashco Piro and Yine languages, because members of all three
groups are generically referred to as "Piro." Machinere is a polysynthetic language with predominantly SOV word order.
Other names that have been used for the Machinere Indians and their language include
Machineri, Maxineri, Manchinere, Manchineri, Manitenere, and Maniteneri.
La Lengua Machineri:
Information on Machineri including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Fact sheet on the Machineri language.
House of Languages: Machinerí
Information about Machinere language usage.
Demographic information on the Machinere language.
Maxineri Language Tree:
Theories about Machinere's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
The Manchineri of Brazil:
Ethnography of the Machineri people, with photographs.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information about the Machinere tribe in Spanish.
Information about the Machineres in Portuguese.
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