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Arua Indian Language (Aruá)
Arua is a Tupian language of South America.
It is a tone language. Arua is still spoken by only a few elderly people in the Brazilian rainforest. Most Arua people
speak Portuguese today. Their tribal name is also spelled Aruá, Arouá, Aroua, Aruáshi, Aruashi, or Aruachi.
Demographic information on the Arua language.
Encyclopedia article on the Arua language.
Arua Language Tree:
Theories about Arua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
House of Languages: Arua
Information about Arua language usage.
La Lengua Arua:
Arua language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
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Linguistic information about the native languages of the Amazon, including Andoke.
The Indians of Central and South America:
Ethnography of the Andoke and many other Latin American indigenous communities.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Endangered Languages Project: Arua:
Bibliography of Arua language resources.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
Map showing where the Arua people live in Brazil.
Os Arua: Povo Arua:
Information about the Arua in Portuguese.
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