Asurini of Xingú

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Assuriní, Assurinikin, Asuriní de Koatinema, Asurini do Xingú, Awaeté, Awaté, Kuben-Kamrektí
Population

120 (2006 ISA). Ethnic population: 120 (2006 ISA).

Location

Pará state: Rio Picava; Xingu river near Altamira.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Different from Tocantins Asurini (Akwaya) [asu], and Arawete [awt].

Language Use

Many also use Portuguese [por], especially those under 40 (Crevels 2007).

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