Cariban languages
The Cariban languages are an indigenous language family of South America. They are widespread across northernmost South America, from the mouth of the Amazon River to the Colombian Andes, but also ap...
Cariban languages - Wikipedia
Yanomaman languages
Yanomaman (also Yanomam, Yanomáman, Yamomámi, Yanomamana, Shamatari, Shirianan) is a language family spoken by about 20,000 Yanomami people in southern Venezuela and northwestern Brazil (Roraima, Amaz...
Yanomaman languages - Wikipedia
Juma language (Carib)
Juma is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language. Kaufman (2007) placed it in his Arara branch.
Juma language (Carib) - Wikipedia
Waiká language
Waiká, also Yanomámi or Yãroamë, is the most populous of several closely related languages spoken by the Yanomami people in Brazil. Most speakers are monolingual. For a grammatical description, see Ya...
Yao language (Trinidad)
Yao (Jaoi, Yaoi, Yaio, Anacaioury) is an extinct Cariban language of Trinidad and French Guiana, attested in a single 1640 word list recorded by Joannes de Laet. It is thought that the Yao people migr...
Matipuhy language
Amonap, AKA Apalakiri or Kuikúro-Kalapálo or Matipuy, is a Cariban language spoken by the Kuikuro and Kalapalo peoples of Brazil.
Apalaí language
Apalaí is a Cariban language spoken in Brazil. Approximately 450 people speak Apalaí.
Panare language
Panare is a Cariban language, spoken by approximately 3,000–4,000 people in Bolivar State in southern Venezuela. Their main area is South of the town of Caicara del Orinoco, south of the Orinoco River...
Yukpa language
Yukpa (Yuco, Yucpa, Yuko, Yupa) is a Cariban language, spoken by 7,000–8,000 people in Zulia State in Venezuela and across the border in Colombia. It's also known as Carib Motilón, Macoíta, Northern M...
Paravilyana language
Paravilyana (Paravilhana) is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language. Kaufman (2007) placed it in his Pawishiana branch.
Salumá language
Salumá is a Carib language of Brazil.
Akurio language
Akuriyó is a nearly extinct Cariban language of Suriname. Contact with the Akurio people was made by non-natives in 1969.
Opón language
Opon (Opone) was an unusually divergent Cariban language of Colombia.
Opón language - Wikipedia
Cumanagota language
Cumanagoto (Cumanogota, Cumaná, Kumaná); also Chaima (Chayma) is a nearly extinct language of eastern coastal Venezuela. It was the language of the Cumanagoto people. Extinct dialects, or closely rela...
Waiwai language
Waiwai /ˈwaɪwaɪ/ (Uaiuai, Uaieue, Ouayeone) is a Cariban language of northern Brazil, with a couple hundred speakers across the border in southern Guyana.
Waiwai language - Wikipedia
Pawishiana language
Pawishiana (Pauixiana) is an extinct Cariban language.
Purukotó language
Purukotó (Purucotó) is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language. Kaufman (2007) placed it in his Pemong branch.
Kapóng language
Kapóng is a Cariban language spoken mainly in Guyana, most commonly in the region of the Upper Mazaruni. Though many speakers don't live in villages, there are a number of population centers, notably ...
Amonap language
Amonap, AKA Apalakiri or Kuikúro-Kalapálo or Matipuy, is a Cariban language spoken by the Kuikuro and Kalapalo peoples of Brazil.
Ikpeng language
Txikão (Chikaon), or Ikpeng, is a Cariban language of Brazil.
Carijona language
Carijona (Karihona) is a Cariban language, or probably a pair of languages, of Colombia. Derbyshire (1999) lists the varieties Hianacoto-Umaua and Carijona proper as separate languages.
Ye'kuana language
Maquiritari, AKA Dekwana or Ye'kuana, is a Cariban language of Venezuela, with a few hundred speakers in Brazil.
Sanumá language
Sanumá /ˈsænʊmə/ is a Yanomam language spoken in Venezuela and Brazil. It is also known as Sanema, Sanima, Tsanuma, Guaika, Samatari, Samatali, Xamatari and Chirichano. Most of its speakers in Venezu...
Yarumá language (Carib)
Yarumá is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language. Kaufman (2007) placed it in his Arara branch, as does Gildea (1998).
Pimenteira language
Pimenteira is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language.
Palmela language
Palmela is an extinct and poorly attested Cariban language. Kaufman (2007) notes that it was phonologically divergent.
Palmela language - Wikipedia
Bakairi language
Bakairí (Bacairí) is a Cariban language of Brazil.
Yanam language
Yanam, or Ninam, is a Yanomaman language spoken in Roraima, Brazil (800 speakers) and southern Venezuela near the Mucajai, upper Uraricáa, and Paragua rivers.
Yanam is also known by the following ...
Yanam language - Wikipedia
Sikiana language
Sikiana, or Kashuyana, is a Carib language that was spoken by 33 people in Brazil and 15 people in Suriname. It was spoken in Venezuela at one time and is now probably extinct there. The Warikyana di...
Tamanaku language
Tamanaku (Tamañkú) is an extinct Cariban language of Venezuela.