Môa Nawa language

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(identity uncertain)
Native to Brazil
Region Môa River
Extinct (date missing)
  • Mainline Panoan
    • Nawa
      • Poyanawa?
        • Nawa
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog nawa1239[1]

Môa Nawa is an obsolescent indigenous language spoken in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. It is a Panoan language, and seems to be close to Poyanawa, but classification is difficult due to a near lack of data – it might not be a distinct language at all (Fleck 2013).


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