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Amundava

A language of Brazil

ISO 639-3adw

Population  83 (2003 ISA).
Region  Rondônia, Acre, near Jiparaná River.
Language map  Brazil, reference number 131
Alternate names   Amondawa, Amundawa
Dialects  The Amundava, Kayabi [kyz], Tenharim [pah], Júma [jua], and Karipuná [kuq] all call themselves ‘Kagwahiva’ (Kagwahibm, Kagwahiv, Kawahip, Kavahiva, Kawaib, Kagwahiph). These varieties along with Uru-eu-wau-wau [urz] and Morerebi [xmo] are all linguistically very similar.
Classification  Tupi, Tupi-Guarani, Subgroup VI
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