Amanayé language

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Native to Brazil
Region Pará, São Domingos do Capim
Ethnicity Amanayé people
Extinct by 2001?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ama – Amanaye
xaj – Ararandewara
Glottolog aman1266[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. The closely related but possibly distinct language is Ararandewara, which is spoken at the headwaters of the Moju River (Lang 1914).


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Amanayé". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.