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Mapuche Indian Language (Mapudungun, Araucano)

The Mapuche language, or Mapudungun, is an Araucanian language spoken by more than 500,000 indigenous people in Chile and Argentina.

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Mapuche Language
Mapuche language samples and resources.

Mapuche Culture and History
Information and links about the Mapuche tribe past and present.

Mapuche Language Resources

Our Online Mapuche Materials

Mapuche Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Mapuche language.
Mapuche Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Mapuche language.

Mapuche Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

The Mapuche Language
     Article on Mapudungan with pronunciation guide and some grammar.
AILLA: Mapudungun:
    Archive of Mapudungun language recordings available for download.
Diccionario Mapudungun:
    Online Spanish-Mapudungun glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Human Rights: Mapudungun (Mapuzgun):
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into the Mapuche language.
Mapudungun Dictionary:
    Online Mapudungun/Spanish/English dictionary lookup.
Mapuche Prayers:
    Mapuche translation of the Hail Mary Prayer.
Language Museum: Mapudungun:
    Bible passage in the Mapudungun language.
Bible Verses: Mapudungun:
    Mapuche translation of several Biblical passages.
House of Languages: Mapudungu:
     Information about Mapudungu language usage.
Ethnologue: Mapudungun:
    Demographic information about the Mapudungun/Mapuche language.
Mapudungu Language Tree:
    Theories about Mapuche's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mapudungun Language Structures:
    Mapudungun linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Glossario Mapudunguyu-Espanol * Diccionario Araucano * Mapuche-Castellano:
     Spanish-Mapuche glossaries and wordlists.

Mapuche Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Ul: Four Mapuche Poets
     Anthology of poetry in Mapudungun with English translation.
Diccionario ilustrado Mapudungun
     Spanish-English-Mapuche language dictionary for sale.
Mapuche-Spanish Dictionary * Diccionario Mapuche
     Spanish-Mapuche dictionaries for sale online.
American Indian Language Dictionaries:
    Mapuche and other Native American dictionaries and language materials for sale.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Mapudungun:
Encyclopedia articles on the Mapuche language.
Mapudungu * Idioma Mapuche:
Information about the Mapudungun language in Spanish.
Mapuche links.
Mapuche Tribe:
Mapuche Indian books.

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