Katembri–Taruma languages

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Brazil, Guyana
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Katembri–Taruma is a language family proposed by Kaufman (1990)[1] that links two extinct or critically endangered languages of South America:

The proposal is not repeated in Campbell (2012).[3]

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  1. ^ Kaufman, Terrence. (1990). Language history in South America: What we know and how to know more. In D. L. Payne (Ed.), Amazonian linguistics: Studies in lowland South American languages (pp. 13–67). Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 0-292-70414-3.
  2. ^ Métraux, A. (1951). Une nouvelle langue Tapuya de la région de Bahia, (Brésil). Journal de la Société de Americanistes. 40: 51-58
  3. ^ Campbell, Lyle (2012). "Classification of the indigenous languages of South America". In Grondona, Verónica; Campbell, Lyle (eds.). The Indigenous Languages of South America. The World of Linguistics. 2. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 59–166. ISBN 9783110255133.
  • Alfred Métraux, 1951, Une nouvelle langue Tapuya de la région de Bahia, (Brésil)[1]