Waurá

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Aura, Uaura, Wauja
Population

320 (Moore 2006). Ethnic population: 320 (Moore 2006).

Location

Mato Grosso, Xingú Park.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Partially intelligible of Mehináku [mmh].

Language Use

Also use Portuguese [por].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Bible portions: 1997–2003.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].