.

MundoAndino Home : Colombia Guide at Mundo Andino

Paez language


Paez is a language isolate of Colombia spoken by Paez people in the central Andes region near Popayan. The Ethnologue estimates about 71,400 to 83,300 speakers(2000 SIL), among which are counted 35,700 to 41,650 monolinguals of an ethnic population of 122,638.

Genealogical relations

Paez is often connected with the poorly documented and extinct Panzaleo and Andaqui in a hypothetical Paezan grouping. Some proposals include the Coconucan languages, which is now usually placed as a sub-family under Barbacoan. Paez (and/or the Paezan family) is often grouped together with the Barbacoan family. More distant proposals group Paez (Paezan) with Chibchan languages in a Macro-Chibchan phylum.

See also

Paez people

Paezan languages

External links

Ethnologue: Paez

Proel: Lengua Paes

Bibliography

Adelaar, Willem F. H.; & Muysken, Pieter C. (2004). The languages of the Andes. Cambridge language surveys. Cambridge University Press.

Brend, Ruth M. (Ed.). (1985). From phonology to discourse: Studies in six Colombian languages . Language Data, Amerindian Series (No. 9). Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Beuchat, Henri; & Rivet, Paul. (1910). Affinites des langues du sud de la Colombie et du nord de l'Equateur. Le Mouseon, 11, 33-68, 141-198.

Campbell, Lyle. (1997). American Indian languages: The historical linguistics of Native America. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-509427-1.

Castillo y Orozco (del), Eugenio. (1877) Vocabulario Paez- Castellano. Ezequiel Uricoechea ed. Maisonneuve y Cia. Libreros Editores, Paris.

Constenla Umana, Adolfo. (1993). La familia chibcha. In (M. L. Rodriguez de Montes (Ed.), Estado actual de la clasificacion de las lenguas indigenas de Colombia (pp. 75-125). Bogota: Instituto Caro y Cuervo.

Curnow, Timothy J. (1998). Why Paez is not a Barbacoan language: The nonexistence of "Moguex" and the use of early sources. International Journal of American Linguistics, 64 (4), 338-351.

Curnow, Timothy J.; & Liddicoat, Anthony J. (1998). The Barbacoan languages of Colombia and Ecuador. Anthropological Linguistics, 40 (3).

Douay, Leon. (1888). Contribution a l'americanisme du Cauca (Colombie). Compte-Rendu du Congres International des Americanistes, 7, 763-786.

Fabre, Alain. (2005). Nasa Yuwe / Paez. Diccionario etnolinguistico y guia bibliografica de los pueblos indigenas sudamericanos. (To appear). .

Gerdel, Florence L. and others. (1973). Sistemas fonologicos de idiomas colombianos 2. Bogota: Ministerio de Gobierno and Instituto Linguistico de Verano. 132 p.

Gerdel, Florence L. and Marianna C. Slocum. (1976). Paez discourse, paragraph and sentence structure." In Robert E. Longacre and Frances Woods (eds.), Discourse grammar: Studies in indigenous languages of Colombia, Panama, and Ecuador, 1: 259-443. Summer Institute of Linguistics Publications in Linguistics and Related Fields, 52(1). Dallas: SIL and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (Ed.). (2005). Ethnologue: Languages of the world (15th ed.). Dallas, TX: SIL International. ISBN 1-55671-159-X. .

Greenberg, Joseph H. (1960). General classification of Central and South American languages. In A. Wallace (Ed.), Men and cultures: Fifth international congress of anthropological and ethnological sciences (1956) (pp. 791-794). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Greenberg, Joseph H. (1987). Language in the Americas. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Kaufman, Terrence. (1990). Language history in South America: What we know and how to know more. In D. L. Payne (Ed.), Amazonian linguistics: Studies in lowland South American languages (pp. 13-67). Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 0-2927-0414-3.

Kaufman, Terrence. (1994). The native languages of South America. In C. Mosley & R. E. Asher (Eds.), ''Atlas of the world's languages(pp. 46-76). London: Routledge.

Key, Mary R. (1979). The grouping of South American languages. Tubingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.

Landaburu, Jon. (1993). Conclusiones del seminario sobre clasificacion de lenguas indigenas de Colombia. In M. L. Rodriguez de Montes (Ed.), Estado actual de la clasificacion de las lenguas indigenas de Colombia(pp. 313-330). Bogota: Instituto Caro y Cuervo.

Loukotka, Cestmir. (1968). Classification of South American Indian languages. Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California.

Nieves Oviedo, Rocio; Tulio Rojas y Marcos Yule. (1991): Estudios Fonologicos de la Lengua Paez (Nasa Yuwe); Descripciones 6; Colciencias - Universidad de los Andes, Bogota.

Rojas Curieux, Tulio; Rocio Nieves Oviedo, y Marcos Yule Yatacue. (1991): Estudios Gramaticales de la Lengua Paez (Nasa Yuwe). Descripciones 7; Colciencias - Universidad de los Andes, Bogota.-

Slocum, Marianna C. (1986). Gramatica paez. Lomalinda: Editorial Townsend.

Slocum, Marianna C. (1972). Como se dice en paez?. Lomalinda: Ministerio de Gobierno.

Slocum, Marianna C. and Florence L. Gerdel. (1983). Diccionario: paez-espanol / espanol-paez''. Lomalinda: Editorial Townsend..

Didn't find what you were looking for.
Need more information for your travel research or homework?
Ask your questions at the forum about Languages of Colombia or help others to find answers.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Paez language


Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - 2009