Araweté

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Bïde
Population

280 (Moore 2006). Nearly all are monolingual (1986). Ethnic population: 300 (2003 ISA).

Location

Para State, near Xingu river, near Altamira, at least one sizeable village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Asuriní do Tocantins [asu], Parakanã [pak], and Tapirapé [taf].

Language Use

Those under 20 speak and understand some Portuguese [por] (Crevels 2007).