Awetí

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Arauine, Arauite, Aueti, Aueto, Auiti, Awetö
Population

170 (2011 S. Drude).

Location

Mato Grosso, Xingú park, Rio Culiseu (upper Xingú river), 2 villages: Aweti, Sauva.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Vigorous. Almost all speakers are children (2011). Many also use Kamayurá [kay]. A few, mostly men, also use Portuguese [por] (Crevels 2007).

Other Comments

Language use is stronger in Aweti.