Indigenous languages of the Americas
Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the Americas. These i...
Indigenous languages of the Americas - Wikipedia
List of unclassified languages according to the Ethnologue
The following languages are listed as unclassified by the Ethnologue (17th edition), though in their descriptions some are identified with an established family, or have been retired as spurious. Sin...
List of unclassified languages according to the Ethnologue - Wikipedia
Languages of North America
The languages of North America reflect not only that continent's indigenous peoples, but the European colonization as well. The most widely spoken languages in North America (which includes Central Am...
Languages of South America
The languages of South America can be divided into three broad groups: the languages of the (in most cases, former) colonial powers; many indigenous languages, some of which enjoy co-official status a...
Panzaleo language
Panzaleo (Pansaleo, Quito, Latacunga) is a poorly attested and unclassified indigenous American language that was spoken in the region of Quito until the 17th century.
Much of the information on P...
Yupik languages
The Yupik /ˈjuːpɪk/ languages are the several distinct languages of the several Yupik peoples of western and southcentral Alaska and northeastern Siberia. The Yupik languages differ enough from one an...
Tupian languages
The Tupi or Tupian language family comprises some 70 languages spoken in South America, of which the best known are Tupi proper and Guarani.
Rodrigues (2007) considers the Proto-Tupian urheimat to...
Tupian languages - Wikipedia
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) is an international organization founded in 1981 devoted to the study of the indigenous languages of North, Central, and ...
Hibito language
Hibito (spelled variously Híbito, Hívito, Chibito, Ibito, Jibito, Xibita, Zibito) is an extinct language of Peru. It, together with Cholón, also extinct, constituted the Hibito-Cholon family.
Irantxe language
Irantxe (Iranxe, Iranshe), also known as Münkü (Mỹky), is an indigenous American language that is spoken in Mato Grosso, Brazil, by about 200 people. It is generally left unclassified due to lack of d...
Coxima language
Coxima (Koxima) is an extinct unclassified language of Colombia.
Zuni language
Zuni /ˈzuːni/ (also formerly Zuñi) is a language of the Zuni people, indigenous to western New Mexico and eastern Arizona in the United States. It is spoken by around 9,500 people worldwide, especiall...
List of English words from indigenous languages of the Americas
This is a list of English language words borrowed from indigenous languages of the Americas, either directly or through intermediate European languages such as Spanish or French. † indicates a link to...
List of English words from indigenous languages of the Americas - Wikipedia
Yucatec Maya language
Yucatec Maya (Yukatek Maya in the revised orthography of the Academia de Lenguas Mayas de Guatemala), called Màaya t'àan (lit. "Maya speech") by its speakers, is a Mayan language spoken in the Yucatán...
Uummarmiut dialect
Uummarmiutun or Canadian Iñupiaq is the variant of Iñupiatun (or Inuvialuktun) spoken by the Uummarmiut, part of the Inuvialuit, who live mainly in the communities of Inuvik and Aklavik in the Northwe...
Taíno language
Taíno is an extinct Arawakan language historically spoken by the Taíno people of the Caribbean. At the time of Spanish contact, it was the principal language throughout the Taínos' sphere, which inclu...
Taíno language - Wikipedia
Mucuchí language
Mucuchí (Mokochi) is a suspected Timotean language of Venezuela. Mirripú (Maripú) was a dialect. Most classifications place them as dialects of Timote, with Cuica being a separate language, but the da...
Gamela language
Gamela (Gamella) AKA Curinsi or Acobu, is an unclassified and presumably extinct language of Brazil. Kaufman (1994) said that 'only Gr[eenberg] dares to classify this language', due to the lack of dat...
Pankararú language
Pankararú (Pancaré, Pankaré, Pancaru, Pankaruru, Pankarará, Pankaravu, Pankaroru, Pankarú, Brancararu) is an extinct language of eastern Brazil. There are 6,000 ethnic Pankararú, but they all speak Po...
Honduras
Honduras (/hɒnˈdʊərəs/), officially the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: República de Honduras [reˈpuβlika ðe onˈduɾas]), is a republic in Central America. It ...
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Tremembé language
Tremembé AKA Teremembé is an extinct and unattested language of Brazil. It was originally spoken by the Tremembé people, who once inhabited the northern Brazilian coasts from Pará to Ceará. The Treme...
List of endangered languages with mobile apps
This is a list of endangered languages with mobile apps available for use in language revitalization.
The Ma! Iwadja app is being used to teach the language.
Uru–Chipaya languages
Uru–Chipaya is an indigenous language family of Bolivia. The speakers were originally fishermen on the shores of Lake Titicaca, Lake Poopo, and the Desaguadero River that connects them. Chipaya has o...
Yarí language
Yarí is the presumed language of the uncontacted Yari people of Colombia. It might be a dialect of Carijona, a Western Tucanoan language, or of Huitoto.
Mary Haas
Mary Rosamund Haas (January 12, 1910 – May 17, 1996) was an American linguist who specialized in North American Indian languages, Thai, and historical linguistics.
Haas attended high school in Ric...
Mary Haas - Wikipedia
Administration for Native Americans
The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is a department of the United States Department of Health and Human Services established in 1974 through the Native American Programs Act (NAPA).The missi...
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
Munduruku language
Mundurukú is a Tupi language spoken by 10,000 people in the Tapajós River basin in north central Brazil, of which most of the women and children are monolingual.
The syllable in Munduruku is made ...