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Yaminawa Indian Language (Yaminahua)
Yaminawa is a Panoan language of South America.
Yaminawa is spoken by more than a thousand people in Peru, Brazil and Bolivia. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Yaminawa language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
Yaminawa Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Yaminawa words.
Yaminawa Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Yaminawa language.
Yaminawa Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Yaminahua language.
Yaminahua Language Yaminahua Linguistic Description Idioma Yaminahua Yaminahua Map Yaminahua Grammar
Yaminahua Phonology Yaminahua Syntax Yaminahua Orthography Yaminahua Story Yaminahua Bibliography:
Scanned-in Yaminawa language materials from the Rosetta Project. (Most are in Spanish.)
Archive of Yaminahua language recordings available for download.
Language Museum: Yaminahua Yaminawa Genesis Translation:
Bible passages in Yaminawa.
Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Yaminahua language.
La Lengua Yaminawa:
Information on Yaminawa including linguistic maps of Peru and South America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Yaminahua:
Information about Yaminahua language usage.
Demographic information on the Yaminawa language.
Yaminawa Language Tree:
Theories about Yaminahua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yaminahua Language Structures:
Yaminahua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
The Yaminawá of Brazil:
Articles on Yaminawa culture and traditions.
Overview of the Yaminawa Indian culture.
In Search of Ritual: Tradition, Outer World and Bad Manners in the Amazon:
Anthropological article on the Yaminawa tribe.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
Map showing where the Yaminahua people live in Brazil.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information about the Yaminawas in Spanish.
Os Yaminawá Yaminawa:
Information about the Yaminawas in Portuguese.
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