Centre for Indigenous Americas Studies
Amazonian word lists
Publication of Johann Natterer's (1787-1843) word lists of Amazonian languages.
Transcription, translation and annotation of 70 word lists of indigenous languages of Brazil and adjacent areas, collected by the Austrian botanist Johann Natterer between 1813 and 1836. Indigenous vocabulary with predominantly German glosses in early 19th century handwriting.
Dr. Hélène B. Brijnen, transcription; Prof. dr. W.F.H. Adelaar, annotation, identification of languages, plant and animal names, English translation.