Guanano (Piratapuyo)

Guanano, or Wanano, is a Tucanoan language spoken in the northwest part of Amazonas in Brazil and in Vaupés in Colombia. It is spoken by separate groups of people, the Wanano, who live mainly in Brazil, and the Piratapuyo in Colombia. There are some differences between the languages of each group, but they are reportedly mutually intelligible. The are around 1,560 speakers of Wanano, and 1,430 speakers of Piratapuyo.

Guanano alphabet and pronunciation

Guanano alphabet and pronunciation


Information about the Guanano/Piratapuyo language

Tucanoan languages

Cubeo, Guanano, Secoya

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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