Suruí

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Paiter, Suruí de Rondônia, Suruí do Jiparaná
Population

1,010 (2006 FUNASA).

Location

Border of Rondônia and Mato Grosso states, 10 villages and scattered locations.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Weaker vitality. Also use Portuguese [por].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Bible portions: 1991–2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].