Yanesha' is a Southern Arawakan or Maipurean language spoken in the Pasco and Junin Regions of Peru, by the Pachitea and Perené rivers. In 2007 there were about 7,500 speakers of Yanesha', which is also known as Amagues, Amagé, Amajé, Amajó, Amoishe, Amueixa, Amuese, Amuesha, Amueshua, Amuetamo, Lorenzo, or Omagé.
Coyanesha'ñapa ahuo' e'nan amar. Allñapa' allo entan epa ror, pat̃rro' tsama't̃ pat̃rro' ñam̃a rranquec̈h. Ñañapa' ahuo' yore ahuo' seto'ch po'cashe'mo. Allempoñapa' ahuo' natsetan amar perco allo'ch amran pohuaser.
The girl then went to look for leaf litter. There he saw then two flowers: one red and one orange. She took them then and put them in her cushma. She then took the litter back to the dam where she would put it in the holes.
Corrections and sample text provided by Michael Peter Füstumum
Achagua, Apurinã, Arawak, Asháninka, Ashéninka, Baniwa, Baniwa of Guainía, Baure, Caquinte, Chamicuro, Curripaco, Garifuna, Iñapari, Machiguenga, Nanti, Nomatsiguenga, Paraujuano, Paresi, Pauna, Piapoco, Taíno, Tariana, Terêna, Wayuu, Yanesha', Yucuna
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