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Akurio

A language of Suriname

ISO 639-3ako

Population  10 (2000 E. Carlin). Ethnic population: 50.
Region  Southeast jungle.
Language map  French Guiana and Suriname
Alternate names   Akoerio, Akuliyo, Akuri, Akurijo, Akuriyo, Oyaricoulet, Triometesem, Triometesen, Wama, Wayaricuri
Dialects  Related to, but not inherently intelligible with, Trió [tri].
Classification  Carib, Northern, East-West Guiana, Wama
Language use  All but one group lives and is bilingual with the Trió. Children speak Trió.
Comments  Contacted in 1969. Hunter-gatherers. Nearly extinct.
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