Parecís

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Arití, Haliti, Pareás, Paresí, Paressí
Population

2,000 (2008 Administração Executiva Regional Tangara da Serra).

Location

Western Mato Grosso, on the Jubá, Guaporé, Verde, Papagaio, Burití, and Juruena rivers, 15–20 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Very similar to Saraveca [sar] (Crevels 2007).

Typology

SOV, OVS.

Language Use

Also use Portuguese [por].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

7 villages have public schools.