Wajiara language

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Yurutí
Wajiara
Native toColombia, Brazil
Native speakers
1,200 (2011)[1]
Tucanoan
  • Eastern
    • Central
      • Bara
        • Yurutí
Language codes
ISO 639-3yui
Glottologyuru1263[2]

Yurutí, or Wajiara, is a Tucanoan language of Colombia, with around 1,200 speakers in Colombia and Brazil.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Guttural
Stop p b t d   k ɡ
Affricate     t͡ʃ d͡ʒ  
Fricative     s h
Approximant w   j  
Flap   ɾ    

Vowels

Front Central Back
Close i (ɨ) u
Mid e o
Open a

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yurutí at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yuruti". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.