Karo

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Arára, Arára de Rondonia, Arára do Jiparaná, Arara-Karo, Itanga, Itogapuc, Itogapúk, Ntogapid, Ntogapig, Ramarama, Uruku, Urukú
Population

210 (2006 Associação de Defensa Etnoambiental). Spoken by almost everyone in the two villages (Crevels 2007).

Location

Mato Grosso and Rondonia states, southern part of Terra Indígena Igarapé de Lourdes, Iterap and Paygap villages.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Arara, Uruku.

Language Use

Portuguese [por] is learned as L2 and only used in contact situations (Crevels 2007).

Other Comments

Different from Arára do Pará [aap] in Carib family.