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Yora language

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The Yora language also called Yura or Yuranahua is an indigenous language of Peru in the region of Manu Park on the Panagua River. It belongs to the Panoan linguistic family which also counts Cashibo language, Shipibo language the languages most closely related to Yora are the Yaminahua and Sharanahua languages. According to the Ethnologue there were 350 to 400 speakers of Yora in 1998, but the language was vigorous in the communities.

References

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

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 0-292-70414-3.

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