Language Purépecha The Tarascan Language; Friedrich Tarascan: from meaning to sound; Gilberti Diccionario de la Lengua Tarasca ó de. AULEX – Diccionario Español – Purhépecha (Tarasco) en línea. Braids with Ribbons Mexico The Purepecha women participating in a festival in Charapan. citation, Chamoreau, Claudine , Description du Purépecha parle sur des isles du lac de Lagunas, Juan Baptista , Arte y diccionario: con otras obras.
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Bangime Hadza Jalaa Sandawe Laal? Without prepecha rendering supportyou may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode characters. University of Chicago, Department of Anthropology. Minimal pairs are formed:. The accusative case also called the objective case is used to mark direct and sometimes indirect objects and is marked by the suffix -ni:.
Vowel purwpecha are very rare except for sequences that are generated by adding grammatical suffixes like the plural – echa or – ichathe copula – ior the genitive – iri. Families in italics have no living members. University of Oklahoma Press. University of Texas Press. The language distinguishes between plural and unspecified numbers, with no dedicated singular form.
It lacks any laterals ‘l’-sounds. Speakers of indigenous languages were actively encouraged to abandon their pruepecha in favor of Spanish. Intervocally, aspirated consonants become pre-aspirated. List of primary language families. This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The language is double-marking in the typology of Johanna Nicholsas it marks grammatical relations on both the dependent phrases and phrasal heads. There are also a number of suffixes expressing shape, position, or body parts that affect or are affected by the verbal action.
Other groups that existed then were the Aztec and the Maya ca. This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. The nominative case is unmarked. Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, no. As in Spanish orthographya stressed syllable is indicated by diccionxrio acute accent. Among the most important colonial works are the grammar  and dictionary  of Fray Maturino Gilbertiand the grammar and dictionary by Juan Baptista diccoinario Lagunas .
University of California Press.
The total population of speakers is rising from 58, in to 96, in andin but the percentage of speakers relative to non-speakers is falling, and the degree of bilingualism is rising, which makes it an endangered language. Vocabulario en lengua de Mechuacan [Facsimile ] Benedict Warren ed. William Bright series general ed. Supplement to the Handbook of Middle American Indians. Arte de la lengua de Michuacan [facsimile ] Benedict Warren ed. For a guide to IPA symbols, see Help: The Prehispanic Tarascan State.
Glottolog – Purepecha
The case system distinguishes nominativeaccusativegenitivecomitativeinstrumentaland locative cases, but there are also many nominal derivational affixes. A phonology of Tarascan. Language in the Americas. Kol Kuot Porome Taiap?
However, in the speech of many young speakers, the retroflex rhotic has been replaced by [l] under the influence of Spanish. Transitivity is manipulated by suffixes forming transitive verbs with applicative or causative meaning or intransitives with passive or inchoative meanings. Tambora Wiru Isolate sign languages. The language is exclusively suffixing and has a large number of suffixes as many as  and clitics. It is sometimes considered a polysynthetic language because of its complex morphology and frequent long words.
Ingles Purhepecha – Purhepecha English
Pollard, Helen Perlstein There are distinct series of nonaspirated and aspirated consonants and affricate consonants ; aspiration is noted by an apostrophe. The language has both grammatical case and postpositions.
The Historical Linguistics of Native America.