L1 users: 1,000 (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 1,000 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 1,240.
Amazonas state: Rio Auari.
Hupdë, Tuhup, Nëhup. Ruhlen and others classify it as Puinave, Macro-Tucanoan. Intelligible with Yahup [yab].
SOV; agglutinative; case-marking; word-accent.
Latin script [Latn], in development.
Subservient to the Tucano and other Tucanoan Indians. Some nomadic between Brazil and Colombia.