Aranama language

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Aranama
Tamique
Native toTexas
EthnicityAranama, Tamique
Extinctlate 19th century
unclassified
Language codes
ISO 639-3xrt
xrt
Glottologaran1265[1]

Aranama (Araname), also known as Tamique, is an extinct unclassified language of Texas, USA. It was spoken by the Aranama and Tamique peoples at the Franciscan mission of Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga. It is only known from a two-word phrase from a non-native speaker. Variations on the name are Taranames, Jaranames ~ Xaranames ~ Charinames, Chaimamé, Hanáma ~ Hanáme.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aranama". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Craig H. Roell, "NUESTRA SENORA DEL ESPIRITU SANTO DE ZUNIGA MISSION," Handbook of Texas Online [1], accessed July 12, 2012. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.