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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.
50 [euro]), is a scholarly introduction, informed by serious fieldwork, to the present Amerindian inhabitants of Suriname, eight different groups who speak languages of either the Cariban or Arawakan families.
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.