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Tiniguan languages

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Tiniguan languages

Linguistic classification: One of the world's primary language families
Glottolog: None

The Tiniwan languages are two extinct and one nearly extinct language of Colombia that form a small family,

Nothing is actually known about Majigua (Campbell & Grondona 2012).


Though data on Pamigua is extremely limited, the relationship seems to be fairly close: Tinigua manaxaí 'walk!', Pamigua menáxa 'let's go!'.
gloss Tinigua Pamigua
'eye' zəti, zuti sete
'man' psätseyá piksiga
'woman' ñíza ništá
'water' ñikwáiši nikagé
'fire' ičísa ekisá
'dog' šámno šannó
'jaguar' žíña šiñaga
'maize' tʸoka šukšá
šopa-kuáša saksu-kuaša
'eleven' čimatóse-kiésä čipse ipa-kiaši

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