Waimajã language

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Waimajã
Bará
Native to Colombia, Brazil
Native speakers
500 (2004–2006)[1]
some monolinguals over age 40 (2004?)[2]
Tucanoan
  • Eastern
    • Central
      • Bara
        • Waimajã
Language codes
ISO 639-3 baoinclusive code
Individual code:
pok – Pokangá (Bará)
Glottolog waim1255[3]

Waimajã (Waimaha), generically known as Bará or (Northern) Barasano, is a Tucanoan language of Colombia and Brazil. As of 1971, the population of speakers generally lived along the rivers of Columbia, namely, Colorado, Yapu, Inambu, Macucu, and Tiquie.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Waimajã at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Pokangá (Bará) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Waimajã language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Waimaha". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Stolte, Joel and Nancy (1971). "A DESCRIPTION OF NORTHERN BARASANO PHONOLOGY". Linguistics. 9 (75): 86–92. doi:10.1515/ling.1971.9.75.86. ISSN 1613-396X – via De Gruyter.