Carib language

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Carib
Kaliña, cariña
Spoken natively inVenezuela, the Guianas, a few in Brazil
EthnicityKali'na
Native speakers7,400  (2001)
Language family
Cariban
  • Guianan Carib
    • Carib
Writing systemLatin script
Language codes
ISO 639-3car
 
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Carib
Kaliña, cariña
Spoken natively inVenezuela, the Guianas, a few in Brazil
EthnicityKali'na
Native speakers7,400  (2001)
Language family
Cariban
  • Guianan Carib
    • Carib
Writing systemLatin script
Language codes
ISO 639-3car
Kalina

Carib, also known as Caribe, Cariña, Galibi, Galibí, Kali'na, Kalihna, Kalinya, Galibi Carib, Maraworno and Marworno, is an Amerindian language in the Cariban language family.

Carib is also spoken in Brazil, Suriname, Guyana and French Guyana. In Dominica, the Antillean creole include elements of Carib languages. In Brazil, it is called Galibi.

Alphabet

The Carib alphabet consists of 17 letters: a, e, i, j, k, m, n, o, p, r, s, t, u, w, and y.

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