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Puruhá (Puruguay, Puruwá)[3] is a poorly attested extinct language of the Marañón River basin in Ecuador which is difficult to classify, apart from being apparently related to Cañari, though it may have been Barbacoan. (See Cañari–Puruhá languages.)

Puruhá
Region Ecuadoran Andes
Extinct early Colonial era
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog puru1257  Puruha[1]
puru1267  Puruguay[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Puruha". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Puruguay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Puruhá and Puruguai/Puruguay are synonyms per Loukotka (1968) and Campbell & Grondona (2012)