Surui language

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Suruí
Paíter
Native toBrazil
EthnicityPaiter
Native speakers
1,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sru
Glottologsuru1262[2]

Suruí (of Jiparaná), also known as Paíter or Suruí-Paíter, is a Tupian language of Brazil. The Suruí of Rondônia call themselves Paiter, which means “the true people, we ourselves". They speak a language of the Tupi group and Monde language family. There were 1,171 Suruí-Paíter in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suruí at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Suruí". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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