Parakanã

[aka Parakanân, Parocana, Awaeté]

Classification: Tupian

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Figueira, Luis, Arte da grammatica da lingua do Brasil, Lisboa, 1795

First half of text is devoted primarily to verb paradigms for the various tenses, moods, and voices (Primeira conjugaçao geral dos verbos, p. 8-20, and Segunda conjugaçao..., p. 21-42). Grammatical material in “Das oito partes de oraçao” (p. 42-92) incorporates several vocabulary lists. Text concludes with a section on syntax (p. 92-103). First published, Lisbon, 1621; this is the 4th edition.

The John Carter Brown Library at Brown University

John Carter Brown Library at Brown University

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