Candoshi-Shapra is a language isolate spoken in the Loreto Region of northern Peru, along the Chapuli, Huitoyacu, Pastaza and Morona rivers. In 2007 there were about 1,100 speakers of Candoshi-Shapra, which is also known as Candoshi, Candoxi, Kandoshi, Murato or Shapra.
There are two dialects of Candoshi-Shapra: Chapara, or Shapra, and Kandoashi, or Candoshi.
Iy tpotsini ichigoroni kis tamam zadkini, vatam tpotsiniva. Vatam ichigoroni magini tarova; ashiriya chinakaniya. Ashirocha, zovalliatsich tamaparia-ashiros sanpata chinagtsa atiniya.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about Candoshi-Shapra
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