Korubo language

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Korubo
Cacetero
Native toBrazil
Ethnicity250 Korubo (2000)[1]
Native speakers
26 (2007)[1]
Panoan
  • Mayoruna
    • Mayo
      • Korubo
Language codes
ISO 639-3xor
Glottologkoru1247[2]

Korubo is a nearly extinct Panoan language spoken by the Korubo people of Brazil. There are two dialects, Korubo itself and moribund Chankueshbo (Fleck 2013).

Phonology[edit]

Korubo has 6 vowels: /a, e, i, ɨ, o, u/.[3]

Consonants
Bilabial Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar
plain lateral plain labialized
Stop p t k
Affricate t͡s ɬ t͡ʃ
Fricative β s ʃ
Nasal m n
Approximant j w

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Korubo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Korubo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "SAPhon – South American Phonological Inventories". linguistics.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-10.