Mehinaku language

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Native to Brazil
Region Mato Grosso
Ethnicity Mehinako
Native speakers
230 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mmh
qdv Waura–Mehináku
Glottolog mehi1240[2]

Mehináku (Meinaku) is an Arawakan language spoken by the Mehinaku people of Brazil. One dialect, Waurá-kumá, is "somewhat intelligible" with Waurá due to influence from this language.[1]


  1. ^ a b Mehináku at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mehináku". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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