Shiwiar language

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Not to be confused with Shuar language from Ecuador.
Native to Peru, Ecuador
Ethnicity Achuar people
Native speakers
unknown (undated figure of 7,000)[1]
  • Achuar
Language codes
ISO 639-3 acu
Glottolog achu1248[2]

Shiwiar, also known as Achuar, Jivaro, Maina, is a Jivaroan language spoken along the Pastaza and Bobonaza rivers in Ecuador.


  1. ^ Achuar at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Achuar-Shiwiar". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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