KARIPÚNA: a n extinct language of Brazil

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: KGM

ISO 639-2: sai

Region Territory of Amapá, on French Guiana border.
Alternate names   KARIPÚNA DO UAÇÁ, KARIPÚNA DO AMAPÁ
Classification Unclassified.
Comments It has been suggested, but not demonstrated, that this was a Tupi-Guarani language. The descendants now speak Karipúna Creole French. Extinct.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/14.

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