Gamela language

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Native to MaranhãoBrazil
Region Northeastern Brazil
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog game1240[1]

Gamela (Gamella) AKA Curinsi or Acobu, is an unclassified and presumably extinct language of the Maranhão region of Northeastern Brazil.

Kaufman (1994) said that 'only Greenberg dares to classify this language', due to the lack of data on it.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gamella". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 


  • Kaufman, Terrence (1994). "The native languages of South America". In Mosley, C.; Asher, R. E. Atlas of the world's languages. London: Routledge. pp. 46–76.