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Arawá language

Aruá
Native to Brazil
Region Amazonas State
Extinct 1877
Arawan
  • Aruá
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aru
Linguist list
aru
Glottolog arua1263[1]

Arawá AKA Aruá is an extinct language of Brazil. The people were wiped out by introduced measles, and the last speaker died in 1877. All that survives is a word list from 1869.

References

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Arua (Amazonas State)". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
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