Nanti (Pucapucari)

Nanti is an Arawakan language with about 250 speakers in the the southeastern part of the Peruvian Amazon, mainly near the headwaters of the Camisea and Timpia Rivers. It is closely related to Matsigenka.

The language is also known as Kogapakori or Cogapacori. It can also be referred to as Kugapakori, which means 'violent person' in Matsigenka, and is considered derogatory.

Nanti alphabet and pronunciation

Nanti alphabet and pronunciation

Details of Nanti pronunciation provided by Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample videos in Nanti

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Information about Nanti

Arawakan languages

Achagua, Apurinã, Arawak, Asháninka, Ashéninka, Baniwa, Baniwa of Guainía, Baure, Caquinte, Chamicuro, Curripaco, Garifuna, Iñapari, Machiguenga, Nanti, Nomatsiguenga, Palikúr, Paraujuano, Paresi, Pauna, Piapoco, Taíno, Tariana, Terêna, Wapishana, Wayuu, Yanesha', Yine, Yucuna

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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