Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz

Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz is a Matacoan language spoken mainly in northern Argentina and also in southern Bolivia. In Argentina it is spoken in the provinces of Chaco, Formosa, Salta and Jujuy, and in Bolivia it is spoken along the Bermejo and Pilcomayo rivers.

The language is also called Mataco Vejoz, Vejoz, Vejo, Vejos, Pilcomayo or Bermejo. It is closely related to Wichí Lhamtés Nocten and Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay. They are known collectively as Wichí languages, and are considered dialects of one language by some.

Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz alphabet and pronunciation

Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz alphabet and pronunciation

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Sample text

  1. Dios tä olhamel Ojcha tä lhe puleye, is chik õyen t’amajcheta ey.
  2. Is chik Aniyatyaj in’oyejen Is chik õ’woye ämet honhatena, mälhyej tä õ’woye tä ipuleye.
  3. Wén n’ohomche olhäk fwalana.
  4. Täyhat n’oyejen otes, mälhyej tä olhamel otäyhtejen letes iyhäj tä iwoyej n’oyehen m’ak tä ni’isa.
  5. Yej ch’anlhaye chik ikalh n’ohiche n’olhelhshayaj, mat fwayhat n’oyehen häp ahättaj.

Source: http://www.christusrex.org/www1/pater/JPN-wichi.html


Information about the Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz language

Matacoan languages

Iyo'wujwa Chorote, Maká, Nivaclé, Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay, Wichí Lhamtés Nocten, Wichí Lhamtés Vojez

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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