Kaapor Sign Language

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
“Urubú Sign Language” (pej.)
Population

7 (Kakumasu 1968). L2 users: 500. Deaf users are monolingual.

Location

Maranhão and Pará states.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

OSV.

Language Use

Urubu hearing children grow up knowing both spoken and sign systems.

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