Arutani

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Aoaqui, Auake, Auaqué, Awake, Oewaku, Orotani, Uruak, Urutani
Population

17 in Brazil (1986 SIL). Population total all countries: 42.

Location

Roraima.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Most have intermarried with the Ninam, some with the Pemon (Arecuna) and a few with the Sapi and do not speak Arutani fluently. Also use Ninam [shb].

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