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Carib

A Tatar unit of area approximately equivalent to 1,821 square meters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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While taking as his starting point the concepts of house and village and moving seamlessly through to landscape and the spiritual shamanistic geography of "worlds," that is, "houses" in the cosmos, Halbmayer takes nine geographically non-contiguous Cariban groups from four distinct areas of South America.
Volume 1 encompasses seven chapters, with Chapters 1 through 4 laying out in great detail the background and methodology, introducing the Cariban language family, and describing the previous focus of anthropological research on the groups of the Cariban family.
Volume 2 consists of five chapters, three on the selected Cariban groups of the Xingu, one on the Yupka of the Northern Andean Lowlands, and one that looks again at the objectives initially set out for the book and establishes questions and directions for future research.
For this reason, we have chosen to concentrate on the exophoric contrastive use of demonstratives in two languages in detail: Tiriyo (a Cariban language spoken in northern Brazil) and Lavukaleve (a Papuan isolate of the Solomon Islands).
(29.)Along similar lines, there are languages such as the Cariban language Tiriyo (Parker 2001; Meira 2001) where the only coda consonants allowed are nasals homorganic to a following onset and /h/, which only can surface as a coda.