Muinane (Muìnánɨ)

Muinane is a member of the Boran language family. It is spoken by about 150 people in southern Colombia, particularly in the town of Puerto Santander in the Amazonas Department, and between the Caquetá and Yari rivers in the Caquetá Department. There are possibly some speakers of Muinane in Peru as well.

Muinane is also known Muinana, Muinani, Muename, Muinane Bora, Bora-Muinane or Feenemɨna. It is written with the Latin alphabet using a spelling system based on Spanish.

Muinane alphabet

Muinane alphabet

Notes

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Sample text (The Lord's Prayer - Luke 11: 2-4)

  1. Jaanegui Jesu nuuhi: Moocaanima mihiimaajisumi jillɨ meneehica: Moocaani niquejefaño idiicaabo, jaafa dimomo imino ijeevadɨ ficucafetehi. Jaafa dihaivojɨ saahi.
  2. Mɨɨhaico daacɨ machutaatɨ fafucuvaacɨvɨro.
  3. Jaaboro mɨɨhaico mohimitɨco buusu, oono bu mɨɨhai, mɨɨhaico imitɨno omoonɨmoco toonoco mihimibachubadɨ. Jaaboro mɨɨhaico ɨjɨ ɨnɨsunofaño gañɨɨsudino, nooboro.

Source: https://www.bible.com/en-GB/bible/523/LUK.11.BMR

Translation

  1. And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
  2. Give us day by day our daily bread.
  3. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1/LUK.11.KJV

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Links

Information about Muinane
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muinane_language
https://www.endangeredlanguages.com/lang/2984?hl=en
http://www.native-languages.org/muinane.htm
http://olac.ldc.upenn.edu/language/bmr
https://www.sil.org/resources/search/language/bmr
https://www.webonary.org/muinane/overview/introduction/?lang=en

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 05.01.24. Last modified: 05.01.24

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