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Atorada

A language of Guyana

ISO 639-3aox

Population  Few in Guyana.
Region  Southwest Guyana, near the Wapishana. Also in Brazil.
Alternate names   Ator’ti, Atorai, Dauri
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 50% with Wapishana [wap], 20% with Mapidian [mpw].
Classification  Arawakan, Maipuran, Northern Maipuran, Wapishanan
Language use  Mainly older adults. Also use Wapishana [wap].
Comments  Swidden agriculturalists: cassava. Traditional religion, Christian.

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Brazil

Language name   Atorada
Population  Few in Brazil (2000).
Region  Roraima.
Language map  Brazil, reference number 56
Alternate names  Ator’ti, Atorad, Atorai, Dauri
Language use  Older than 50. Also use Portuguese.
Comments  Different from Waimiri-Atroarí [atr].
 
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