Amanayé language

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Native to Brazil
Region Pará, São Domingos do Capim
Extinct by 2001?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ama – Amanaye
xaj – Ararandewara
Glottolog aman1266  (Amanaye)[1]

Amanayé (Amanaje) is a possibly extinct Tupi language last spoken in the town of São Domingos on the Capim River in Pará State, Brazil. Ararandewara, at the headwaters of the Moju River (Lang 1914), was closely related but may have been a distinct language.


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