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Re: Muisca resourses

From:Hawksinger <hawksinger@...>
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 > stuff. > > 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 but I would really suggest looking at it first if at all possible. Hope that helps, -- Brad Coon My Conlang and Conculture pages Most of my pages including my home page My Outdoor and Primitive Skills Pages My wine pages. "Life without adventure is merely existance."--Hawksinger