Shipibo is a Panoan language spoken in parts of Peru and Brazil. In 2003 there were about 26,000 speakers of Shipibo, which is also known as Shipibo-Conibo, Shipibo-Konibo. It is spoken in the Ucayali Region in eastern Peru, and in neighbouring areas of Brazil.

Shipibo alphabet and pronunciation

Shipibo alphabet and pronunciation


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Sample text in Shipibo

Jatíbi joninra huetsa jonibaon yoiai nincáresti iqui, jahueraquibi jaconmai iamaquin; jainoash jahuen queena jacon jahuéquibo ati jahuequescamabi iqui, tsonbira amayamatima iqui. Jaticashbira jascara aresti jacon shinanya iti jahuequescamabi iqui, jahuequescarainoash picota joni inonbi. Huestiora huestiorabora jahuéqui ati shinanya iqui; jainshon onanribique jahueratoqui jacon iqui jainoash jaconma iqui ishon. Ja copira huetsa jonibires inonbi non jato jaconharesti iqui, non huetsabi non acai quescaaquin.


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)

Sample video in Shipibo


Information about the Shipibo language

Panoan languages

Amahuaca, Kashibo, Kashinawa, Matsés, Shipibo, Yaminawa

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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