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Matacoan languages

Matákoan
Mataguayo
Geographic
distribution:
Amazon
Linguistic classification: Mataco–Guaicuru ?
  • Matákoan
Glottolog: mata1289[1]

Matacoan (also Mataguayan, Matákoan, Mataguayo, Mataco–Mataguayo, Matacoano, Matacoana) is a language family of northern Argentina, western Paraguay, and southeastern Bolivia.

Family division

Matacoan consists of four clusters of languages. Gordon (2005) divides Wichí into three separate languages, and Chorote into two languages.

  1. Wichí (AKA Mataco, Wichi, Wichí Lhamtés, Weenhayek, Noctenes, Matahuayo, Matako, Weʃwo. The name Mataco is common but pejorative.)
  2. Vejoz (AKA Vejo, Pilcomayo, Bermejo, Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz)
  3. Noktén (AKA Noctén, Wichí Lhamtés Nocten)
  4. Wiznay (AKA Güisnay, Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay)
  5. Matawayo (AKA Matahuayo).
  6. Chorote (AKA Chorotí, Yofúaha, Tsoloti)
  7. Manhui (AKA Manjuy, Iyo’wujwa Chorote)
  8. Eklenhui (AKA Eclenjuy, Eklehui, Iyojwa’ja Chorote, Chorote, Choroti).
  9. Nivaclé (AKA Chulupí–Ashlushlay, Chulupí, Ajlujlay, Alhulhai, Niwaklé, Niwaqli, Churupi, Chulupe. The name Chulupí is common but pejorative.)
  10. Forest Nivaclé
  11. River Nivaclé
  12. Maká (AKA Macá, Maca, Towolhi, Toothle, Nynaka, Mak’á, Enimaca, Enimaga)
  13. Ma’ká (AKA Towolhi)
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