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Maipure Indian Language (Maypure)
Maipure is an extinct Arawakan language of South America. It is closely related to the still-living Baniva language.
Maipure was once spoken in Colombia. It was a
polysynthetic language with predominantly
SVO word order.
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Our list of vocabulary words in the Maipure language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Maipure Language Tree:
Theories about Maipure's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Books for sale on the Maipures
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Maipure and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Books:
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Maipure language.
Information about the Maipure language in Spanish.
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