Gamela language

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Native to Brazil
Region Maranhão
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog game1240[1]

Gamela (Gamella) AKA Curinsi or Acobu, is an unclassified and presumably extinct language of Brazil. Kaufman (1994) said that 'only Gr[eenberg] dares to classify this language', due to the lack of data on it.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Gamella". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 


  • Kaufman, Terrence (1994). "The native languages of South America". In Mosley, C.; Asher, R. E. Atlas of the world's languages. London: Routledge. pp. 46–76.