World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bororo language

Article Id: WHEBN0013376662
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bororo language  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Index of language articles, Bororo people, Bororoan languages, Bororo, List of endangered languages in South America, List of indigenous peoples of Brazil, Umutina
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Bororo language

Boe Wadáru
Native to Brazil
Region central Mato Grosso
Ethnicity Bororo people
Native speakers
1,400  (2007)[1]
Boróro (Biriboconé)
Orari (Orarimugodoge, Eastern Bororo)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bor
Glottolog boro1282[2]

Bororo (Borôro), also known as Boe, is the sole surviving language of a small family believed to be part of the Macro-Gê languages.[3] It is spoken by the Bororo people, hunters and gatherers in the Central Mato Grosso region of Brazil.


  1. ^ Borôro at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bororo". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ "Bororo Indians". Retrieved 2007-09-21. 

Further reading

  • Maybury-Lewis, David, and Joan Bamberger. Dialectical Societies: The Gê and Bororo of Central Brazil. Harvard studies in cultural anthropology, 1. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979. ISBN 0-674-20285-6

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.