1,000 in Brazil (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 1,000 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 1,240.
Amazonas state: Rio Auari.
Hupdë, Tuhup, Nëhup. Ruhlen and others classify it as Puinave, Macro-Tucanoan. Intelligible with Yahup [yab].
Latin script [Latn], in development.
Subservient to the Tucano and other Tucanoan Indians. Some nomadic between Brazil and Colombia.