Kipea language

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Kipeá
Kariri
Native to Brazil
Region between Bahia and Maranhão
Ethnicity Kiriri people
Extinct mid 20th century
Language codes
ISO 639-3 included in kzw
Glottolog kipe1235[1]

Kipeá (Quipea), or Kariri, is an extinct Karirian language of Brazil. It is sometimes considered a dialect of a single Kariri language. A short grammatical treatment is available.

Grammar[edit]

The morphology of the Kipeá language is predominantly isolating and analytic, unusual for a language native to the Americas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kipeá". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ "Feature 20A: Fusion of Selected Inflectional Formatives". WALS. Retrieved November 13, 2014.