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Guajá, or Awá (also Ayaya, Guaxare, Wazaizara), is a geographically isolated Tupi–Guarani language spoken in Brazil. The extinct 'Anambé' recorded by Ehrenreich may have been a distinct language.[3]

Guajá
Awá
Native toBrazil
RegionMaranhão
EthnicityAwá-Guajá
Native speakers
280 (2006)[1]
Tupian
Language codes
ISO 639-3gvj
Glottologguaj1256[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Guajá at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Guajá". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Campbell & Grondona (2012), The Indigenous Languages of South America