Yaminawa

Facts

  • Language: Yaminawa
  • Alternate names: Yaminahua, Yawanawa, Morunahua, Jaminaw√°, Yuminahua, Yamanawa
  • Language code: yaa
  • Language family: Panoan, Mainline, Tri-State (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers:
  • Vulnerability: Dormant
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Subgroups: Masronahua (Masrodawa), Nishinahua (Nishidawa), Chitonahua (Chitodawa), Shaonahua (Shaodawa).

    Ethnologue distinguishes Sharanahua [mcd], Yaminahua [yaa], Yawanawa [ywn], and Yora [mts]. These are considered dialects of Yaminawa by Fleck (2013: 4, 12) and others. Campbell (2012:101): Sharnawa is a dialect of Yaminawa; Yaminawa includes the dialects: Sharanawa, Yawanawa, Shanenawa [Katukina de Feijó], Shawanawa [Arara], Mastanawa, Marinawa.