Mawayana

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A language of Guyana

Alternate Names
Mahuayana
Population

50 in Guyana (1986 C. Howard). Population total all countries: 60.

Location

Southwest Guyana, living with the Waiwai [waw] language group. Also in Suriname.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

No semantic similarity with and not related to Wapishana [wap], Atorada [aox], or Mapidian [mpw] (2002 R. Hicks).

Language Use

Also use Waiwai [waw].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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