Paresi is an Arawakan language spoken in the state of Mato Grosso in central Brazil, specifically in the indigenous territories of Rio Formoso, Utiariti, Estação Parecis, Estivadinho, Pareci, Juininha, Figueira, Ponte de Pedra, and Uirapuru. In 2014 there were about 1,800 speakers of Paresi.
Paresi is also known as Arití, Parecís, Paressí, Paresí, Pareás, Haliti Paresí or Porçoes.
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Hétati káotyakihenere xowakiyá wáikohe énokoa tyomá Énore. Tyomá xakoré, máisa hoérakoare ihíye, mákalirota mínita. Exáose isékohaliti Énore nísekohare hákita. Náokanatyam nexá iráta. Wáyehena atyó, hoérakoahena ihíye.
In the beginning God created heaven and earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep water. The spirit of God was hovering over the water. Then God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light
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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', Yucuna
Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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