Kaimbé language

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Kaimbé
Native to Brazil
Region Bahía
Extinct early 20th century
unclassified
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xai
Glottolog kaim1235[1]

Kaimbé is an extinct unclassified language of eastern Brazil. The ethnic population numbered an estimated 1,100 to 1,400 in 1986. The language is scarcely attested; in 1961 one elder was able to remember a few single words mixed with Kiriri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kaimbé". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Alain Fabre, 2005, Diccionario etnolingüístico y guía bibliográfica de los pueblos indígenas sudamericanos: KAIMBÉ[1]