Tucano

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Daxsea, Takuna, Tukána, Tukano
Population

4,600 in Brazil (Moore 2006). 46 Wasona speakers, 16 of them intermarried with other groups (González de Pérez 2000). Population total all countries: 6,600.

Location

Amazonas. Wasonas primarily in Yacayacá village. Also in Colombia.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Papihua, Papiwa, Pisamira, Pisatapuyo, Pisa-tapuyo, Wasona (Uasona), Yohoraa (Curaua).

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1988–2012.
Writing
Latin script.

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