Panará

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Kreen Akarore, Kren Akarore
Population

375 (2008 SIL). Ethnic population: 380.

Location

Mato Grosso, Parque Indígena do Xingú; southwestern Pará, on the Iriri river, Terra Indígena Panará.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Not a dialect of Kayapó [txu]; possibly more similar to Canela [ram].

Language Use

Vigorous. Many also use Kayapó [txu] or Suyá [suy] or both. Nearly all understand some Portuguese [por], but only a few men speak it fluently (Crevels 2007).

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnonym: Indios Gigantes.