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Araona

Tacana langauge

Reciprocal markers

NameDescriptionAnswerset
1-tiverbal reflexive/reciprocal suffixAraonaSections: Basics(6), Morphology(14), Syntax(5), Selection(12), Polysemy(9), Discontinuous(1)

2-ti peishapo naeverbal reflexive/reciprocal suffix plus 'with the other'AraonaSections: Basics(2), Morphology(9), Syntax(5), Selection(10), Polysemy(9), Discontinuous(1)

3body part-touch-RCPnoun incorporationAraonaSections: Basics(5), Morphology(13), Selection(8), Polysemy(11), Discontinuous(1)

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Language

Language name
Araona
Ethnologue code (ISO 639-3)
aro
Dialect/variety reported
Northwestern lowland Bolivia, district Pando
Genetic classification (Ethnologue)
Tacanan, Araona-Tacana, Araona
Language group (Ethnologue top level)
Tacanan
Language genus (following WALS)
Tacanan
Linguistic macro-area (following WALS)
South America
Sources consulted
Pitman, Don. & Mary. 1980. Bosquejo gramatical. Riberalta: SIL

Session

Session status
Completed
Public
yes
Session type
Analyst working with a consultant
Analyst conducting session
Carola Emkow
Analyst's familiarity with the language
very well (fluent)
Language of session
Araona, Spanish
Date of session
August 2004
Comments
use of corpus of narrative texts, conversations, speeches etc.

Classification

Balanced samples
Genetic-WALS, Areal-50, Areal-Genera-50, Areal-Language-50
Rating of the collected data for this language
Optimal

Language consultant

Consultant name
Shanito Matawa
Year of birth
1978
Gender of consultant
male
Occupation
teacher, hunter and gatherer
Level of education
reading and writing skills in his mother tongue
Learned language at age
mother tongue
Familiarity with the language
native speaker
Formal knowledge of the grammar
as speaker only, no formal knowledge

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