Aroã language

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Not to be confused with Arawá language.
Native to Brazil
Region Marajó
Extinct (date missing)
  • Northern
    • Palikuran?
      • Aruán
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog arua1264[1]

Aruán (Aroã) is an extinct Arawakan language of Brazil. Aikhenvald (1999) classifies it as a close relative of Palikur.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Aruan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.