Tucano

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Daxsea, Takuna, Tukána, Tukano
Population

4,600 in Brazil (Moore 2006). Population total all countries: 6,600.

Location

Amazonas. Wasonas primarily in Yacayacá village.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

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

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Cubeo [cub]. Used as L2 by Curripaco [kpc], Desano [des], Hupdë [jup], Nhengatu [yrl], Piratapuyo [pir], Pokangá [pok], Siriano [sri], Tuyuca [tue], Yuhup [yab].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1988–2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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