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Sigma KEE - TsimaneLanguage
. SIL code: CAS. ISO 639-2: sai. Population: 5,500 including 500 speakers of Moseten. Region: Southwestern Beni Department and along Maniqui River, and towns of San Miguel de Huachi and Santa Ana de Alto Beni. Alternate names: CHIMANE, MOSETEN. Comments: Adelaar (1991) considers Moseten and Tsimane to be 2 separate languages. Fishermen, swidden agriculturalists: bananas, manioc, hunters. Bible portions 1963-1986.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
that expresses content. This covers
s that contain a
, such as a book, as well as
ualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a
The universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
s used by
A system of signs for expressing thought. The system can be either natural or artificial, i.e. something that emerges gradually as a cultural artifact or something that is intentionally created by a person or group of people.
This is the subclass of
which are language-related. Note that this
and the the elements of
is the single
. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
An entity that has a location in space-time. Note that locations are themselves understood to have a location in space-time.
which has as its medium the human voice. It can also be represented visually through writing, although not all
s have a codified written form.
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