Chamicuro (Kana)

Chamicuro is a Southern Arawakan language spoken along the Pampa Hermosa River, a tributary of the Huallaga River in the Loreto region of northern Peru. In 2011 there were 8 speakers of Chamicuro, all of whom were elderly. By 2018 there were no known native speakers of the language.

Chamicuro was an officially recognised language in the area where it was spoken. Documentation of Chamicuro includes a dictionary, grammar and some texts. The language is also known as Chamekolo, Chamicolo or Chamicura.

Chamicuro alphabet and pronunciation

Chamicuro alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Chamicuro (Excel)

Sample text in Chamicuro

Chamekolo ti kana inen kana kati isepijte kana ichi'nachtale shanaye. Yusmus kana kati chyajpechi iso'no. Masha kajsoneye itako kana kainejko. Is̈hwisyo kana kati paspatali musta.



Information about Chamicuroíngua_chamicuro

Arawakan languages

Achagua, Apurinã, Arawak, Asháninka, Ashéninka, Baniwa, Baniwa of Guainía, Baure, Caquinte, Chamicuro, Curripaco, Garifuna, Iñapari, Machiguenga, Nanti, Nomatsiguenga, Palikúr, Paraujuano, Paresi, Pauna, Piapoco, Taíno, Tariana, Terêna, Wapishana, Wayuu, Yanesha', Yine, Yucuna

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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