Kuikúro-Kalapálo

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Apalakiri, Apalaquiri, Calapalu, Cuicuro, Cuicutl, Guicurú, Kalapalo, Kuikuru, Kurkuro
Population

1,110 (Crevels 2011). 600 Kuikúro and 500 Kalapálo.

Location

Mato Grosso state: Xingú Park; 3 villages along Culuene river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Mogareb, Matipú, Nahukwá, Kuikúro. Kuikúro and Kalapálo speak the same language, but are separate ethnically.

Language Use

Also use Portuguese [por]. Used as L2 by Matipuhy [mzo].

Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

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