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Arawak (Lokono)

Arawak is an Arawakan language spoken in eastern Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana by about 2,500 people. It is also known as Arowak or Aruák, and Arawak speakers call it Lokono Dian (people's talk) and themselves Lokono. It was formerly spoken on Caribbean islands such as Barbados.

Arawak alphabet and pronunciation

Arawak alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Arawak (Excel)

Details of Arawak pronunciation provided by Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample video in Arawak

Information about Arawak | Numbers in Arawak

Links

Information about Arawak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arawak_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/arw
http://www.native-languages.org/arawak.htm

A Grammar Sketch and Lexicon of Arawak (Lokono Dian)
http://www-01.sil.org/silepubs/Pubs/928474543236/e-Books_30_Pet_Arawak_Suriname.pdf

Arawakan languages

Achagua, Apurinã, Arawak, Asháninka, Ashéninka, Baniwa, Caquinte, Garifuna, Machiguenga, Nanti, Nomatsiguenga, Paraujuano, Pauna, Piapoco, Taíno-Borikenaíki, Tariana, Wayuu, Yanesha', Yucuna

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet


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