Guamo language

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Native toVenezuela
RegionApure, Barinas, Guárico, and Portuguesa.
Extinct(date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
qax San José dialect
 qao Santa Rosa dialect
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Guamo AKA Wamo or Guamotey, is an extinct language of Venezuela. Kaufman (1990) finds a connection with the Chapacuran languages convincing.


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


  • Kaufman, Terrence (1990). "Language History in South America: What we know and how to know more". In David L. Payne (ed.). Amazonian Linguistics. Austin: University of Texas Press.