Apurinã (Ipurina) is a Southern Maipurean language spoken in Amazonia by the Apurinã people. It has an active–stative syntax.
Apurinã vowels are obligatorily nasalized by surrounding nasal vowels
, even across word boundaries.
- Da Silva Facundes, Sidney. The Language of the Apurinā People of Brazil (Maipure/Arawak). Ph.D. dissertation, SUNY Buffalo. 
- ^ Aikhenvald, "Arawak", in Dixon & Aikhenvald, eds., The Amazonian Languages, 1999.
- ^ The World Atlas of Language Structures Online – Chapter 10 – Vowel Nasalization
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