Ye'kwana

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maquiritari ye'kwana.

Proper noun[edit]

Ye'kwana

  1. Synonym of Maquiritari (A Cariban language of Venezuela).
  2. The northeastern dialect of this language, characterized by the presence of y where the De’kwana dialect has d.

Noun[edit]

Ye'kwana (plural Ye'kwana)

  1. Synonym of Maquiritari (A speaker of this language or member of a tribe that speaks it).

Maquiritari[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ye'kwana

  1. (Ye'kwana dialect, Maquiritari mythology) Synonym of Wanatu (the first created Maquiritari, made by Wanadi from the clay of Mount Dekuana)

Noun[edit]

Ye'kwana

  1. (Ye'kwana dialect) Alternative form of ye'kwana (Maquiritari)

References[edit]

  • Guss, David M. (1989) To Weave and Sing: Art, Symbol, and Narrative in the South American Rain Forest, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, →ISBN, page 7–8