Guarani languages

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Tupí–Guaraní subgroup I
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Linguistic classification: Tupian
Glottolog: tupi1277[1]

The Guaraní languages are a group of half a dozen or so languages in the Tupí–Guaraní language family. The best known language in this family is Guaraní, the national language of Paraguay.

The Guaraní languages are:

The varieties of Guaraní proper and Kaiwá have limited mutual intelligibility. Aché and Guaraní are not mutually intelligible.[1] The position of Xetá is unclear.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Guaraní". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ These varieties are all described as part of the Guarani 'macrolanguage' by Ethnologue 16