Chané language

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Native to Argentina
Ethnicity Chané people
Extinct 1700s
  • Southern
    • Bolivia–Parana
Language codes
ISO 639-3 caj
Linguist list
Glottolog chan1322[1]

Chané is an extinct language of Argentina and Bolivia. It was either a dialect of or closely related to the Terena language of the Arawakan language family. There is little data on this language. In Argentina it was spoken in Salta province.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Chane". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.