Kayapo language

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Kayapó
Native to Brazil
Region Mato Grosso
Ethnicity Kayapo
Native speakers
7,100  (2006)[1]
Macro-Ge
  • Ge
    • Northwest
      • Kayapó
Language codes
ISO 639-3 txu
Glottolog kaya1330[2]

Kayapó is a Ge language of Brazil. The majority are monolingual, and most who are bilingual speak other indigenous languages; perhaps 1% speak Portuguese.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kayapó at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kayapo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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