Yanomami

noun Ya·no·ma·mi \ ˌyä-nō-ˈmä-mē \
variants: or less commonly Yanomamo play \ˌyä-nō-ˈmä-mō\ or Yanomama play \ˌyä-nō-ˈmä-mə\

Definition of Yanomami

plural Yanomami also Yanomamis or Yanomamo or Yanomama
1 : an indigenous people inhabiting the rain forests of southern Venezuela and northern Brazil; also : a member of the Yanomami people
2 : the family of four closely related languages spoken by the Yanomami

Origin and Etymology of yanomami

Yanomamɨ (language of the western Yanomami) yanomamɨ, a self-designation


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