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Wirina Indian Language (Uirina)
Wirina is an extinct Arawakan language of South America.
It is closely related to the still-living Xiriana language.
Wirina was once spoken in Brazil.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Wirina language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Wiriná Language Tree:
Theories about Wirina's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Wiriná:
Manao and Wirina language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Books For Sale On The Wirinas
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Wirina and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
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