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Canela language

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Canela language

Native to Brazil
Region Maranhão, southeastern Pará
Native speakers
2,500  (2008)[1]
Kenkateye (extinct)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ram
Glottolog cane1242[2]

Canela is a Ge language spoken in Brazil. See Timbira language for the many extinct dialects that were related to Canela.


  1. ^ Canela at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Canela". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

External links

  • Ethnologue entry for Canela
  • Translation of Genesis into Canela

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