The JÊ-cyclopedia

Macro-Jê languages and cultures, from past to present.

The JÊ-cyclopedia is part of a broader network that includes the Macro-Jê Linguistic & Archaeological Map.
This website is meant for the spread of knowledge. The webmaster, except when noted, is NOT the author of the contents. These are based on the bibliography listed at the bottom of every page. The same is true for the images.




Macro-Jê is a linguistic stock covering a large territory in South American lowlands. In the 19th century it was noticed for the first time that several languages of central Brazilian amerind groups were closely related, and the name  was given to this language family. Since then, several studies improved our knowledge of the Jê linguistic family, as well as expanded its connections to a set of other related families, composing the Macro-Jê linguistic stock.

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