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Mascoian languages

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Mascoian languages

Linguistic classification: Mataco–Guaicuru ?
  • Mascoian
Glottolog: leng1261[1]

The Mascoian AKA Enlhet–Enenlhet, Lengua–Mascoy, or Chaco languages are a small, closely related language family of Paraguay.

The languages are:[2]

Two spurious languages have been claimed in the literature, Emok and Maskoy Pidgin.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mascoian". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Unruh, Ernesto; Kalisch, Hannes. 2003. "Enlhet-Enenlhet. Una familia lingüística chaqueña." Thule, Rivista italiana di studi americanistici 14/15: 207–231.[1]
  • Alain Fabre, 2005, Los pueblos del Gran Chaco y sus lenguas, primera parte: los enlhet-enenlhet del Chaco Paraguayo.[2]
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