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Maquiritari Indian Language (Mayongong)
Maquiritari is a Cariban language of South America.
It is spoken by 5000 people in Venezuela and Brazil. Maquiritari is an agglutinative language with complex verb morphology.
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Our list of vocabulary words in the Maquiritari language, with comparison to words in other Carib languages.
Archive of Makiritari language recordings available for download.
Translation of the Lord's Prayer into Maquiritari.
House of Languages: Yekuana:
Information about Yekuana language usage.
Demographic information on Maquiritari from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Makiritare Language Tree:
Theories about Maquiritari's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
De'kwana Language Structures:
Maquiritari linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Information about the Maquiritari language including language maps of Brazil and Venezuela. Page in Spanish.
Wanaadi A'Deddu, Maquiritare y Espanol:
Maquiritare New Testament translation available for sale online. Translation is in Spanish.
The Ye'kuana of Brazil:
Online ethnography of the Yecuana/Mayongong tribe including photographs.
The Ye'kuana World:
Culture, history, and beliefs of the Yekuana Indians.
Orinoco Online: Ye'kuana:
Culture and traditions of the Maquiritari, with photographs of Maquiritari artifacts.
Yekuana (Maquiritare) Culture:
Article on the history and traditions of the Maquiritari tribe.
Books for sale on the Maquiritaris
Political relations in a tribal society: A study of the Ye'cuana Indians of Venezuela:
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Anthropology text on the Maquiritare tribe.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Ye'kuana or Maquiritari people.
Los Yecuane o Maquiritare Los Maquiritare:
Information about the Maquiritaris in Spanish.
Os Yekuana (Maiongong):
Information about the Maquiritaris in Portuguese.
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