Carijona (Tsahá)

Carijona is a Cariban language spoken by fewer than 10 people in southeastern Colombia, mainly in La Pedrera in the Amazonas Department, and in Miraflores in the Guaviare Department. Carijona is also known as Karihona. The Hianacoto-Umaua dialect of Carijona is considered a separate language by some linguists.

Carijona alphabet and pronunciation

Carijona pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Carijona (Excel)

Sample video in Carijona


Information about the Carijona language

Cariban languages

Akawaio, Akurio, Bakairi, Carib, Carijona, Hixkaryána, Ikpeng, Japreria, Macushi, Panare, Pemon, Tiriyó, Wayana, Ye’kuana, Yukpa

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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