Carib, also known as Caribe, Cariña, Galibi, Galibí, Kali'na, Kalihna, Kalinya, Galibi Carib, Maraworno and Marworno, is an Amerindian language in the Cariban language family.
Carib is also spoken in Brazil, Suriname, Guyana and French Guyana. In Dominica, the Antillean creole include elements of Carib languages. In Brazil, it is called Galibi.
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... The Carib alphabet consists of 17 letters a, e, i, j, k, m, n, o, p, r, s, t, u, w, and y. ...
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“What may this mean? Language of Man pronounced
By tongue of brute, and human sense expressed!
The first at least of these I thought denied
To beasts, whom God on their creation-day
Created mute to all articulate sound;
The latter I demur, for in their looks
Much reason, and in their actions, oft appears.”
—John Milton (16081674)
“And deck the bananas in leaves
Plucked from the Carib trees,
Fibrous and dangling down,
Oozing cantankerous gum
Out of their purple maws....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)