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Katembri language

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Native to  Brazil
ISO 639-3  None (mis)
Extinct  (date missing)
Linguist list  qef
Region  Banzaê & Quijingue, to Guyanese border
Language family  Katembri–Taruma ? Katembrí

Katembri (Catrimbi [sic], Kariri de Mirandela, Mirandela) was a divergent language of northeastern Brazil that appears to be distantly related to Taruma (Kaufman 1990).

It is known only from 100 words collected in the early 1960s from an elder with vague memories of the language.

Other languages with this name

Xukuru-Kariri is a variety of Xokó, which may be a Kariri language. The name Kiriri is shared by Dzubukuá, another Kariri language, and by Xukuru.

References

Katembri language Wikipedia


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