Maxakalí

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Caposho, Cumanasho, Macuni, Monaxo, Monocho
Population

1,270 (2006 FUNASA).

Location

Minas Gerais and Bahia states, 160 km inland from coast, 14 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Young population. Also use Portuguese [por].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 37%. Literacy rate in L2: 37%. Dictionary. NT: 1981.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].