Kaingang
kanhgág
Country Brazil
Region São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul
Ethnicity Kaingang people
Speakers
(18,000 cited 1989)
Family
Macro-Gê
    • Southern
      • Kaingang
AreaSão Paulo north of Paranapena River, 3 reservations, Paraná between Paranapena and Iguaçu rivers, 9 reservations, Santa Catarina between Iguaçu and Uruguay rivers, 8 reservations, Rio Grande do Sul south of the Uruguay River; Southeast dialect. 5 reservations east of Passo Fundo River; Southwest Dialect, 7 reservations; also east of Passo Fundo River; outskirts of important cities in Rio Grande do Sul. 32 reservations plus scattered locations.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Either:
kgp – Kaingang
zkp – São Paulo Kaingáng
Linguistic
qr7 Wayaná (Guayaná)
Glottolog kain1271
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