Languages of Brazil
Portuguese is the official language of Brazil, and is spoken by more than 99% of the population. Minority languages include indigenous languages, and languages of more recent European and Asian immigr...
Languages of Brazil - Wikipedia
Arawan languages
Arawan (also Arahuan, Arauan, Arawán, Arawa, Arauán) is a family of languages spoken in western Brazil (Amazonas, Acre) and Peru.
Arauan consists of half a dozen languages:
Arawan languages - Wikipedia
Cariban languages
The Cariban languages are an indigenous language family of South America. They are widespread across northernmost South America, from the mouth of the Amazon River to the Colombian Andes, but also ap...
Cariban languages - Wikipedia
Chapacuran languages
The Chapacuran languages are a nearly extinct Native American language family of South America. There are three living Chapacuran languages, which are spoken in the southeastern Amazon Basin of Brazil...
Chapacuran languages - Wikipedia
Muran languages
Mura is a language of Amazonas, Brazil. It is famous for Pirahã, its remaining dialect. Linguistically, it is typified by agglutinativity, a very small number of phonemes (11 compared to over 40 in En...
Muran languages - Wikipedia
Nambikwaran languages
The Nambikwaran languages are a language family of half a dozen languages, all spoken in the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil. They have traditionally been considered dialects of a single language, but ...
Nambikwaran languages - Wikipedia
Portuguese language
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Galicia, and São Tomé and...
Portuguese language - Wikipedia
Tucanoan languages
Tucanoan (also Tukanoan, Tukánoan) is a language family of Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru.
There are two dozen Tucanoan languages:Most languages are, or were, spoken in Colombia.
Tucanoan languages - Wikipedia
Tupian languages
The Tupi or Tupian language family comprises some 70 languages spoken in South America, of which the best known are Tupi proper and Guarani.
Rodrigues (2007) considers the Proto-Tupian urheimat to...
Tupian languages - Wikipedia
Guató language
Guató is a possible language isolate spoken by the about 10% Guató people of Brazil. Kaufman (1990) provisionally classified it as a branch of the Macro-Jê languages, but no evidence for this was foun...
Guató language - Wikipedia
Katukína language
Kanamarí, or Katukina-Kanamari, is a Katukinian language spoken by about 650 individuals in Amazonas, Brazil. It is considered endangered.The two principal varieties, Kanamari (Canamarí) and Katukina...
Riverense Portuñol language
Riverense Portuñol/Portunhol, also known as Fronterizo/Fronteiriço or just Portuñol/Portunhol, is a variety of Portuguese (linguasphere language code 51-AAA-am) with influences from Spanish. It is spo...
Riverense Portuñol language - Wikipedia
Maxakalían languages
The Maxakalían languages (also Mashakalían) were first classified into the Gê languages. It was only in 1931 that Loukotka separated them from the Gê family. Alfred Métraux and Curt Nimuendaju Unkel c...
Maxakalían languages - Wikipedia
Omagua dialect
Omagua is a Tupí-Guarani language closely related to Cocama (Michael to appear), belonging to the Group III subgroup of the Tupí-Guaraní family, according to Rodrigues' classification of the family. A...
Pará Arára language
Arára is a Cariban language of Pará, Brazil.
The language is spoken by a people who includes tribes still uncontacted. They live mainly in three villages: Cachoeira Seca, Laranjal and Maia. Howeve...
Kwaza language
Kwaza (also written Kwazá or Koaiá) is an endangered language spoken by the Kwaza people of Brazil. Like many other languages in the area, it is an unclassified language, but there are hypothesized lo...
Mamaindê language
Mamaindê, also known as Northern Nambikwara, is a Nambikwaran language spoken in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil, in the very north of the indigenous reserve, Terra Indígena Vale do Guaporé, between t...
Oti language
The Otí language, also known as Chavante or Euchavante, is a language isolate once spoken in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, between the Peixe and Pardo rivers. The language went extinct at the begin...
Akwáwa language
Akwáwa is a Tupi–Guarani dialect cluster spoken in Pará in western Brazil.
There are three distinct dialects:Both the name Asuriní and Suruí are used for related peoples and their languages: Suruí...
Natú language
Natú AKA Peagaxinan is an extinct language of eastern Brazil.
Munduruku language
Mundurukú is a Tupi language spoken by 10,000 people in the Tapajós River basin in north central Brazil, of which most of the women and children are monolingual.
The syllable in Munduruku is made ...
Ticuna language
Tïcuna, or Tïkuna, is a language spoken by approximately 40,000 people in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. It is the native language of the Tïcuna people. Tïcuna is generally classified as a language isola...