Re: Muisca resourses
|Date:||Thursday, December 3, 1998, 23:44|
Carlos Thompson wrote:
> For one of my projects I'm interested in getting information on Muisca
> language, the Chibcha language spoken in the Bogota region of Colombia
> when Spaniards came to America. I will probably making a bibliografical
> research on printed books but I would like to know if someone on the
> list knows about titles of books describing this or another Chibcha
> languages or know about web resources on this theme.
> I would like descriptions of phonetics, grammar, words, and related
> Thank you!
>I know there is an old grammar, I believe its one of the BAE (Bureau
of American Ethnography) volumes. I skimmed it 25 years ago and
vaguely, perhaps incorrectly, remember it as being of the Latinate
model. You might try www.bibliofind.com but I would really suggest
looking at it first if at all possible.
Hope that helps,
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