Canela

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Kanela
Population

2,500 (2008 FUNASA).

Location

Maranhão, southeastern Pará.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Apanjekra (Apanhecra, Apaniekra), Ramkokamekra.

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Vigorous. Less than 10% speak Portuguese [por].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1990.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.