Shuar language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Shiwiar language from Peru and Ecuador.
Native to Ecuador
Ethnicity Shuar
Native speakers
35,000  (2007)[1]
  • Shuar
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jiv
Glottolog shua1257[2]

Shuar, also known as Chiwaro, Jibaro, Jivaro, Shuara, or Xivaro, is a Jivaroan language spoken in the Southeastern jungle of the Morona-Santiago Province and Pastaza Province in Ecuador.


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

External links[edit]