Katukína, Panoan

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Catuquina, Kamanawa, Kamannaua, Katukina do Juruá, Waninnawa
Population

700 (2010 S. Kennell). Ethnic population: 700 ( S. Kennell).

Location

Amazonas, Acre.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Ararapina, Arara-Shawanawa (Shawanawa-Arara), Ararawa, Sanainawa (Saninawacana). Possibly intelligible with Marúbo [mzr].

Language Use

Vigorous. Less than half are fluent in Portuguese [por], which is used for communication with outsiders (Crevels 2007).

Other Comments

Different from other Katukína [kav] (Katukinan family) in Acre.