Karo

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Arara Tupi, Arara-Karo, Arára, Arára de Rondonia, Arára do Jiparaná, Itogapuc, Itogapúk, Ntogapid, Ntogapig, Ramarama, Uruku, Urukú, Urumi, Ytangá
Population

200 (Crevels 2012). Spoken by almost everyone in the two villages (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 210 (2006 Associação de Defensa Etnoambiental).

Location

Mato Grosso and Rondônia states: south Terra Indígena Igarapé de Lourdes; Iterap and Paygap villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Arara, Uruku.

Language Use

Used by all. Also use Portuguese [por], only in contact situations (Crevels 2007).

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Different from Arára do Pará [aap] in Carib family.

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