Manao language

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Manao
Native toBrazil
Extinct18th century
Arawakan
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
qbh
Glottologmana1299

Manao is a long-extinct Arawakan language of Brazil. The Manaos gave their name to the present-day city of Manaus, the capital city of the state of Amazonas in Brazil.

Vocabulary[edit]

Some words in the Manao language include:[1]

English-Manao Wordlist
English Manao
One Panimu
Two Piarukúma
Three Pialuky paulo
Man Yrinály
Woman Ytunalo
Sun Gamuy
Moon Ghairy
Water Unüa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loukotka, Čestmír (1968). Classification of South American Indian languages. Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center.