Tiniguan languages

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Tiniguan
Tiniwan
Pamiguan
Geographic
distribution
Colombia
Linguistic classificationOne of the world's primary language families
GlottologNone

The Tiniwan languages are two extinct and one moribund language of Colombia that form a small family.

Nothing is known about Majigua (Campbell & Grondona 2012).

Classification[edit]

Though data on Pamigua is extremely limited, the relationship seems to be fairly close: Tinigua manaxaí 'walk!', Pamigua menáxa 'let's go!'.

gloss Tinigua Pamigua
'eye' zəti, zuti sete
'man' psätseyá piksiga
'woman' ñíza ništá
'water' ñikwáiši nikagé
'fire' ičísa ekisá
'dog' šámno šannó
'jaguar' žíña šiñaga
'maize' tʸoka šukšá
'eleven' čimatóse-kiésä čipse ipa-kiaši