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Nupode Huitoto


Nupode Huitoto or Npode is an indigenous American language spoken in western South America. It has occasionally been referred to as Muinane Witoto, not to be confused with the related Muinane language.

Classification

Nupode Huitoto belongs to the Witotoan language family. Along with Mnca and Murai it is one of the three Witoto Proper languages.

Geographic distribution

Nupode Huitito is spokenby just one hundred people in the South American country of Peru's northeastern Loreto province, where it has official standing. Speakers also use the other two Huitoto languages (Murui and Minica). It is written using the roman alphabet and has had some bible portions translated into it in addition to a dictionary and grammar rules.

Phonology

Consonants

Vowels

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