Murui Huitoto

Murui Huitoto is a member of the Witotoan language family spoken by about 2,900 people along Ampiyacu, Putumayo and Napo rivers in Peru and Colombia. In Peru the language has official status and is used in schools and churches.

Murui Huitoto was formerly spoken in Brazil, and is also known as Murui, Bue or Witoto. It is written with a version of the Latin alphabet and a dictionary and grammar have been published.

Murui Huitoto pronunciation

Murui Huitoto pronunciation

Sample text in Murui Huitoto

Nana cai comuillamona dama cai abido iticai. Cai comuillamona jiaimie anamo iñedicai. Nana daje facaiconi iticai. Abi uiñuanona comuidicai. Dani coninirie cai nabairilla.

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Links

Information about Murui Huitoto
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murui_Huitoto_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=huu

Related languages

Bora, Murui Huitoto

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet


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