Arawak


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Synonyms for Arawak

a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America

a family of South American Indian languages spoken in northeastern South America

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Everyone keeps saying Ward only ever wins juvenile races over 5f and, while that might be right, I don't think he's run one anywhere near as good as Arawak in this 6f contest before.
Coincidentemente, Wise (2011) observa que, salvo la distincion de genero en la tercera persona, el sistema pronominal de las lenguas arawak pre-andinas (13) (ashaninka, asheninka, caquinte, matsigenka, nanti y nomatsiguenga) replica el sistema de cuatro personas quechua.
The Garinagu are descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people who live in the coastal regions of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Los grupos que habitan en la region de las nacientes del rio Xingu, en el noroeste del Estado de Mato Grosso, fueron descriptos por primera vez por Karl von den Steinen (1940), quien, habiendo estado alli en 1886, los encontro en condiciones bastante semejantes a las que conocemos hoy: pueblos hablantes de lenguas arawak, caribe, tupi, y un pueblo hablante de trumai, una lengua aislada, participan de un intensa red de intercambios matrimoniales, servicios ceremoniales y bienes.
125-126) Arawak Anu Kaihe Mucho Japaninya Poco Alfredo Jahn (1973:171-172) Baniwa Akuna Mucho(s) (Gonzalez, 1974-5) Srupeli Muchos Areetuini Pocos (Mosonyi & Mosonyi, 2000) Bare, Bale Jarakisari Bastante o mucho Auajebucu Poco (Civrieux & Lichy, 1950) Kurripako Jurre, Manupe Mucho Tsota Poco (Gonzalez, 1984-5) Warekena Palima Mucho (Gonzalez , 1974-5) Wayuu Mama Mucho Palitschon Poco Puschuali Todo (Jahn, 1973, p.
Estas diferentes poblaciones Warao tienen tras de si unos tres mil anos de contacto interetnico, desde que hablantes Arawak y, mas tarde, Caribe, se trasladaron al delta del Orinoco, llevando consigo los complejos conocimientos tecnicos del procesamiento de la prensa de la yuca (aruhuba), ralladores (werekoina) y budares de arcilla (horubasa) y, aun mas importante, embarcaciones aptas para travesias marinas.
There are also several Garifuna communities in Belize, home to the descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people.
One quarter is Creole, 10 percent is Mayan and 6 percent is Garinagu--descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people.
On the one hand, the analysis of Arawak and Taino history has become the central agenda of a series of studies that attempt to recover the actual contribution of indigenous cultures in the configuration of contemporary Caribbean cultures.
The Garifuna language is spoken by the descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people in Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize, communities that originated from African slaves shipwrecked on the Caribbean island of St Vincent.
Native Arawak indians, Spanish conquistadors, African slaves, the British Navy and Dutch colonialists have all had a hand in creating the spicy stew that Curacao is today.
it's Chocolate Pyramid and she's approaching the final markers now MOOR, ALGONQUIN, CARIB, ABORIGINE ARAWAK, MAROON, SEMINOLE, GULLAH, GEECHEE Chocolate Pyramid's way out front in first place the others are barreling around the track quickly approaching the last straight-away and Snowball Express is beginning to make his move he's putting on pressure from the rear scrambling to make up for lost time but it's going to be impossible for Snowball Express to catch up .
It was a way to provide labor in a country where the indigenous Arawak population had been virtually wiped off the face of the earth by colonizers within a decade of Columbus claiming the land for Spain.
DB), a company that owns and operates 61 and 67, Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, has announced that Arawak Energy Limited (Arawak Energy) (AAK.