Karu
Baniwa
Tapuya
Country Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil
Ethnicity Baniwa people
Speakers
12,000 (2001–2007)
Family
Arawakan
Dialects
  • Carútana-Baniwa
  • Hohôdene (Katapolitana)
  • Siusy-Tapuya (Seuci)
  • Ipeka-Tapuia
  • Curripaco (Wakuénai)
  • Unhun (Katapolitana, Enhen)
  • Waliperi
  • Mapanai
  • Moriwene
AreaAmazonas, Middle Içana River. Also in Venezuela.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Either:
bwi – Baniwa
kpc – Curripako
Glottolog bani1259  Baniwa-Curripaco
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