Akurio

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A language of Suriname

Alternate Names
Akoerio, Akuliyo, Akuri, Akurijo, Akuriyo, Oyaricoulet, Triometesem, Triometesen, Wama, Wayaricuri
Population

No known L1 speakers (Crevels 2011). 2 semi-speakers (Crevels 2011). Ethnic population: 40 (Crevels 2011).

Location

Sipaliwini district: Trio villages Tëpu, Kwamalasamutu, and Palumeu on Tapanahoni and Sipaliwini rivers.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

None known. Related to, but not inherently intelligible with, Trió [tri].

Language Use

Shifted to Trió [tri] (Crevels 2011). Also use Trió [tri].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Contacted in 1969.

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