Tucano language

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Tucano
Dahseyé
Native to Brazil, Colombia
Ethnicity Tucano people
Native speakers
6,000–7,000  (2006–2008)[1]
Tucanoan
  • Eastern
    • North
      • Tucano
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
tuo – Tucano
arj – Arapaso
Glottolog tuca1252  (Tucano)[2]
arap1275  (Arapaso)[3]
pisa1245  (Pisamira)[4]

Tucano (also Tukana, Tucana, Tukano, Dasea, Tariana, Tariano, Koneá, Koreá, Patsoka, Wahyara, Yuruti; autonym: Dahseyé) is a Tucanoan language spoken in Amazonas, Brazil and Colombia.

Many speakers of the endangered Tariana language are switching to Tucano.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tucano at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Arapaso at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tucano". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Arapaso". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pisamira". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Campbell, Lyle. (1997). American Indian languages: The historical linguistics of Native America. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-509427-1.