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Title: A Reference Grammar of Wanano
Authors: Stenzel, Kristine Sue
Keywords: American Indigenous Languages (Southern)
Tucanoan Languages
Piratapuyo - Grammar
Wanano - Grammar
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: University of Colorado
Abstract: This dissertation is a descriptive reference grammar of Wanano, an Eastern Tukano language spoken by approximately 1600 people living ov the Vaupés River in northwestern Amazonia (Brazil and Colombia). Typologically, Wanano is polysynthetic, agglutinating, nominative/accusative language whose prominent characteristics include suprasegmental nasalization and tone, an elaborate system of noun classification, and highly complex verbal morphology involving root serialization and obligatory coding of clause modality.
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