Irántxe

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Iranche, Iranshe, Iranxe, Manoki, Münkü
Population

90 (Crevels 2011). 10 Irántxe and 80 Münkü (Crevels 2011). Ethnic population: 360 (2006 ISA). 280 Irántxe and 80 Münkü (Crevels 2011).

Location

Mato Grosso state: Rio Cravari headwaters, Rio Sangue tributary, a tributary of Rio Juruena.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Münkü (Kenkü, Menku, Menky, Myky, Mynky, Myy), Irántxe.

Language Use

Weak use. Munku group intermarries with other groups. Also use Portuguese [por].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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