|Native to||Venezuela, the Guianas, a few in Brazil|
The language is known by several names to both its speakers and outsiders. Traditionally it has been known as "Carib" in English, after its speakers, called the "Caribs" in English. It is known Caribe in Spanish, Galina in French, and Karaïeb in Dutch. However, the speakers call themselves Kalina or Karìna (variously spelled), and call their language Karìna auran [kaɽiɁnʲauɽaŋ]. Other variants include Kali'na, Cariña, Kariña, Kalihna, Kalinya; other native names include Maraworno and Marworno.
Carib dialects (with number of speakers indicated in parentheses):
- Venezuelan Carib (1000)
- Guyanese Carib (2000)
- Western Surinamese Carib (500)
- Eastern Surinamese and French Guianese Carib (3000)
- Carib at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Galibi Carib". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- Courtz, Henk (2008). A Carib Grammar and Dictionary. Magoria Books. p. 1. ISBN 0978170768. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- Courtz, Henk (2008). A Carib Grammar and Dictionary. Magoria Books. p. 5. ISBN 0978170768. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- Courtz, Henk (2008). A Carib Grammar and Dictionary. Magoria Books. p. 16. ISBN 0978170768. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- Ka'lina (Carib) Vocabulary List (from the World Loanword Database)
- Surinamese Carib - English Online Dictionary
- Audio resources from the MPI-PL archive for linguistic resources, which origin from data collected by dr. Berend Hoff in the period 1955-1965
- How to count in Kali’na
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