Kuikúro-Kalapálo

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A language of Brazil

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

1,010 (2006 FUNASA). 510 Kuikúro and 500 Kalapálo.

Location

Mato Grosso, Xingú Park, 3 villages along Culuene River.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

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

Language Use

Vigorous. Some also use Portuguese [por].

Writing
Latin script.