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Wainuma Indian Language (Uainuma)
Wainuma is an extinct Arawakan language of South America.
Wainuma was once spoken in Brazil.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Wainuma language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Wainumá Language Tree:
Theories about Wainuma's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Information on the Mariate and Wainuma languages including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Books For Sale On The Wainumas
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Wainuma and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
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