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Classification of the South American Indian languages. Although classifications
based on geographical criteria or on common cultural areas or types have been
made, these are not really linguistic methods. There is usually a congruence ...
bly more differentiated than a stock, languages not belonging to Chibchan being
strongly differentiated. In the Colombian Andes a now extinct Chibchan language
was the language of the highly developed Muisca culture. Important ...
Other languages are Carib in Surinam, Trio in Surinam and Brazil, and Waiwai,
Taulipang, and Maku- shi (Macusi) in Brazil. ... Tupinamba, the language spoken
along the Atlantic coast at the time of discovery, became important in a modified ...
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