Mandawaca language


Mandawaca language
Mandahuaca
Mandawaka
Spoken in Venezuela
Native speakers unknown (3,000 cited 1975)
Language family
Arawakan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mht

Mandahuaca (Mandawaka) is an Arawakan language of Venezuela and formerly of Brazil. The number of speakers is not known; the most recent data was published in 1975. It is one of several languages which goes by the generic name Baré.

Kaufman (1994) classified it in a Warekena group of Western Nawiki Upper Amazonian, Aikhenvald (1999) in Central (Orinoco) Upper Amazonian.



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