Mawé language

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Native to Brazil
Ethnicity Mawé people
Native speakers
9,200 (2008)[1]
  • Mawé
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mav
Glottolog sate1243[2]

The Mawé language of Brazil, also known as Sataré (Mabue, Maragua, Andira, Arapium), is one of the Tupian languages. It is spoken by 7,000 people, many of them monolingual.


  1. ^ Mawé at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Sateré-Mawé". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

External links[edit]

  • Lev, Michael; Stark, Tammy; Chang, Will (2012). "Phonological inventory of Sateré-Mawé". The South American Phonological Inventory Database (version 1.1.3 ed.). Berkeley: University of California: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages Digital Resource.