Aikanã

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Corumbiara, Huari, Kasupá, Kolumbiara, Mondé, Tubarão, Uari, Wari
Population

180 (Moore 2006). Ethnic population: 260 (Moore 2006).

Location

Rondônia, west of Vilhena, near Cuiabá-Porto Velho highway.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Masaká (Massaca), Tubanao.

Language Use

Tubanao speakers mostly use Portuguese [por]; Masaká speakers also use Portuguese.

Language Development
Literacy is in Portuguese [por].
Other Comments

Corumbiara may also refer to the Kanoê [kxo] and the Mekens [skf]. Mondé also refers to the Salamãi [mnd].