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Nonuya language

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Nonuya is a nearly extinct language of Colombia and Peru. The Nonuya community has recently reestablished itself, and is attempting to revitalize its culture through revitalizing its language.

Native toColombia, Peru
Ethnicity230 (2011)[1]
Native speakers
2 (2011)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3noj


Guayabero has 6 vowels: /a, e, i, ɨ, o, u/.[4]

Bilabial Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop voiceless p t k ʔ
voiced b d g
Affricate voiceless t͡s t͡ʃ
voiced d͡z d͡ʒ
Fricative voiceless ɸ ʃ h
voiced β
Nasal m n ɲ
Flap ɾ


  1. ^ ISO change request
  2. ^ "Nonuya". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nonuya". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ "SAPhon – South American Phonological Inventories". Retrieved 2018-08-09.