Overview of languages in the database

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languagealternative namesdialect ofregion
Apinayé
Bribri
OtomiOtomí
Sochiapam Chinantec
AcehneseAchinese, Achehnese, Aceh, AtjehAceh, Sumatra, Indonesi (also Malaysia)
YuhupMakú-Yahup, Yahup, Yahup Makú, YëhupAmazonas, Vaupés River tributary. Also in Colombia
WarlpiriElpira, Ilpara, Ngaliya, Ngardilpa, Wailbri, Walbiri, WalmamaAustralia's Northern Territory
Kayan (Pekon)Borneo
Caldono PaezNasa Yuwe, Páez, Pitayo (derogatory)PaezCentral Andes Range near Popayán, Cauca - Northern Colombia
Nzerekore Kpelle (Guinean)Mande > Southwestern Mande > Kpellecentral Liberia and adjacent part of Guinea
Dan GweetaaYacouba, Yakubasa, Gio, Gyo, Gio-Dan, DaDanCôte d'Ivoire (~800,000 speakers) and Liberia (150,800–200,000 speakers), 800 speakers in Guinea
ChiquitanoBésɨro; Besüro, TarapecosiLomeríoEastern Bolivia
TiriCiri, Ha-Tiri, TirinLower valleys of La Foa in New Caledonia
IbanSea DayakMalaysia (Sadong River north to Bintulu), also Brunei
Itunyoso TriqueTriqueMexico
KonkaniBankoti, Concorinum, Cugani, Central Konkan, North Konkan, Konkan Standard, Konkanese, Konkani Mangalorean, KunabiNorth and central coastal strip of Maharashtra; Karnataka; Dadra and Nagar Haveli; Kerala. Also in Canada
Tepetotutla ChinantecChinantecNorth Oaxaca, San Lucas Ojitlán, including 4 towns and 15 rancherías, and Veracruz, Hidalgotitlán and Minatitlán municipalities
MundurukúCaras-Pretas, Monjoroku, Mundurucu, Paiquize, Pari, WeidyenyeTupiPará, Amazonas, middle and upper Tapajós and middle Madeira rivers. 22 villages.
Kaingang ParanáKaingangParaná, Brazil. Other dialects are spoken in the states of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Kaingang Paraná_2KaingangParaná, Brazil. Other dialects are spoken in the states of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
WaimahaBarasano (Northern); Barasano, Northern BarasanoBarasanoSoutheastern Vaupés region, tributaries of mid and upper Pira-Paraná, upper Papurí and Tiquié, Mitú. Also in Brazil.
EmerillonEmereñon, Emerilon, Emerion, Mereo, Melejo, Mereyo, TecoTupi-Guaraní (subgroup VIII)Southern border French Guiana, Ouaqui, Camopi and Oiapoque rivers. (None in Brazil.)
Coatzospan MixtecMixteco de San Juan Coatzospan, Teotilán MixtecMixtecSouthern Central Mexico
CapanahuaKapanawaTapiche-Buncuya river, Peru
ArabelaChiripuno, Chiripunu,two Peruvian villages in tropical two Peruvian villages in tropical forest along the Napo tributary of the Arabela river
Awetí:AWETÖ, AUETO, AUITI, ARAUITE, ARAUINEUpper Xingu, Mato Grosso, Brazil
CubeoCuveo, Hehanawa, Kobeua, Kobewa, PamiwaVaupés region, Vaupés, Cuduyari, Querarií rivers and tributaries. Also: Brazil
TuyucaDochkafuara, Tejuca, Tuyuka, Dojkapuara, Doxká-Poárá, Doka-Poara, Tuiuca-watershed of the Papuri, Inambú and Tiquié rivers in the Columbian department of Vaupés and the Brazilian state of Amazônia
MualangWESTERN KALIMANTAN. Indonesia
AguarunaAguajun, AhuajunWestern upper Marañon River area, Potro, Mayo, and Cahuapanas rivers