Definition of Chibchan in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪbtʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • A language family of Colombia and Central America, most members of which are now extinct or nearly so.
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    • Some of these families, such as Uto-Aztecan, overlap into North America, and others, such as Chibchan and Maipurean, extend from South America into Middle America.
    • Here is the subtree for Chibchan.
    • The language of the Cunas belongs to the Chibchan group of languages.


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