Dzubukua language

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Native to Brazil
Region between Bahia and Maranhão
Ethnicity Kiriri people
Extinct mid 20th century
Language codes
ISO 639-3 included in kzw
Individual code:
tgv – Tingui-Botó[1]
Glottolog dzub1241[2]

Dzubukuá (Dzubucua), or Kiriri, is an extinct Karirian language of Brazil. It is sometimes considered a dialect of a single Kariri language. A short grammatical description is available.


  1. ^ Hammarström (2015) Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: a comprehensive review: online appendices
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Dzubukua". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.