Macro-Chibchan

Infobox Language family
name=Macro-Chibchan
altname=controversial
region=Central America and Colombia
familycolor=American
family=Macro-Chibchan
child1=Chibchan
child2=Misulmalpan
child3="Xinca"
child4="Lenca"

Macro-Chibchan is a proposal linking languages of Colombia and Nicaragua. These languages were once included in the Chibchan family itself, but were excluded pending further evidence as that family became better established. The modern Chibchan family is well established, and Kaufman (1990) finds Macro-Chibchan convincing as well.


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