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Waurá language

Waurá
Native toBrazil
RegionXingu Indigenous Park, Mato Grosso
EthnicityWauja
Native speakers
320 (2006)[1]
Arawakan
Language codes
ISO 639-3wau
qdv Waura–Mehináku
Glottologwaur1244
ELPWaurá

Waurá (Wauja) is an Arawakan language spoken in the Xingu Indigenous Park of Brazil by the Waujá people.[2] It is "partially intelligible" with Mehináku. The entire population speaks the language.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Waurá at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Seki, Lucy. 2011. Alto Xingu: uma área linguística? In: Franchetto, Bruna (ed.), Alto Xingu: uma sociedade multilíngue, p. 57-85. Rio de Janeiro: Museu do Índio/FUNAI. (in Portuguese)



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