Language of the Day for 28 August 2013Print
A language of
3 (Moore 2006). Ethnic population: 130 (2006 FUNASA). 115 (2002) in Cajueiro village (Crevels 2007).
8b (Nearly extinct).
8 elders in the city speak either Kuruaya or Xipaya [xiy]. Shifted to Portuguese [por]. Elderly speakers. Also use Portuguese [por], especially in Cajueiro village where people only know a few words in their L1 (Crevels 2007).