Kaapor

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Caapor, Ka’apor, Kaaporté, “Urubú” (pej.), Urubú-Kaapor
Population

800 (Moore 2006). Ethnic population: 990 (2006 FUNASA).

Location

Maranhão, Gurupi river. 8–10 villages scattered over 7,250 square km.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV, OSV

Language Use

Vigorous. 40% speak Portuguese [por] (Crevels 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 6%. Literacy rate in L2: 6%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1986.
Writing
Latin script.