|Native to||Perú, Brazil|
Amahuaca is an indigenous language of the Amazon Basin in Perú and Brazil. There around 220 speakers in Brazil, and around 328 speakers in Peru.It is also known as Amawaka, Amaguaco, Ameuhaque, Ipitineri, and Sayaco. Amahuaca is a Panoan language that is believed to be closely related to Cashinahua and Yaminawa. 30% are literate and 50% are literate in Spanish. Amahuaca uses a Latin-based script. There are some bilingual schools. A dictionary has been developed along with a grammatical description and bible portions.
- Amahuaca at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Amahuaca". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. 2017. Censos Nacionales 2017: XII de población, VII de vivienda y III de comunidades indígenas. https://www.inei.gob.pe/estadisticas/censos/ Accessed: 2019-02-01
- Fleck, David. 2013. Panoan Languages and Linguistics, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History #99
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