Chané language

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Native to Argentina
Ethnicity Chané people
Extinct 18th century
  • Southern
    • Bolivia–Parana
Language codes
ISO 639-3 caj
Glottolog chan1322[1]

Chané is an extinct language of Argentina and Bolivia. It was either a dialect of, or closely related to, the Terena language of the Arawakan language family. There is little data on this language. In Argentina, it was spoken in Salta province.


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