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Tariana

A language of Brazil

ISO 639-3tae

Population  100 in Brazil (Aikhenvald 1996). Population total all countries: 430. Ethnic population: 1,500 in Brazil (Rodrigues 1986).
Region  Amazonas, Middle Vaupés River, Santa Rosa (Juquira), Iauarete, Periquitos, and Ji-Ponta. Also in Colombia.
Language map  Brazil, reference number 9
Alternate names   Taliáseri, Tariano, Tariáno, Tarîna
Classification  Arawakan, Maipuran, Northern Maipuran, Inland
Language use  No remaining speakers in Colombia, but group identity is still maintained. First language is Tucano or Nhengatu. Older adults.

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Colombia

Language name   Tariano
Population  330 in Colombia (2007 Moyano). Ethnic population: 445.
Region  Vaupés region, Lower Papurí.
Language map  Southern Colombia, reference number 12
Alternate names  Tariána