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Hixkaryána

Parts of the Bible were translated into Hixkaryána in 1966, and the complete New Testament was published in 1976. Only about 30% to 60% of those who speak Hixkaryána the language are able to read and write it.

Other names for this language include: Hixkariana, Hishkaryana, Parukoto-Charuma, Parucutu, Chawiyana, Kumiyana, Sokaka, Wabui, Faruaru, Sherewyana, Xerewyana, Xereu, Hichkaryana

Hixkaryána pronunciation

Hixkaryána pronunciation

Notes

Source: http://www.rosettaproject.org/rosetta/A1/archive/carib/americas/hix/phon-v1

Sample text in Hixkaryána

Onà wyaro-tà amnyehra nehxakonà, Khoryenkom karyehtanà ywero, yaworono ywero-he. Yukryeka-htxero-tyakàhtoy-ha, Khoryenkomo. Kahe-t yakàhtoy-xarha. Àro wyaro-t omeroro nakàtoy-ha. Wewe-komo, tano-mya tàtosom-komo, omeroro-t nakàhtoy-ha, Khoryenkomo.

Source: http://www.language-museum.com/h/hixkaryana.htm

Translation

In the beginning God created heaven and earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep water. The spirit of God was hovering over the water.

Links

Information about the Hixkaryána language and people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hixkaryana_language
http://www.rosettaproject.org
http://www.sil.org/americas/brasil/LANGPAGE/EnglHXPg.htm

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