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Spurious languages

Index Spurious languages

Spurious languages are languages that have been reported as existing in reputable works, while other research has reported that the language in question did not exist. [1]

165 relations: Aariya language, Achawa language, Aeta people, Ammonite language, Angoram language, Arawakan languages, Asa language, Ashéninka language, Baga language, Baga Pokur language, Bagheli language, Balahi (caste), Banyum language, Bata language, Boma language, Bonjo language, Brazil, Bube language, Buyu language, Cameroon, Cauca River, Chamar, Chiquitano language, ǀXam language, ǂKx'ao-ǁ'ae, Dai Zhuang language, Dazawa language, Dek language, Dhekaru, Duli language, Dzongkha, Dzubukua, Edomite language, Ethiopia, Ethnologue, Europanto, Forth and Bargy dialect, Gadsup language, Glottolog, Gowari, Greater Awyu languages, Gurdjar language, Hmong language, Iban language, Imeraguen language, Inpui language, ISO 639, ISO 639-3, Ivbiosakon language, Jijili language, ..., Kaba language, Kaco’ language, Kanamarí language, Kaptiau language, Khalaj language, Khamyang language, Khandeshi language, Kiorr language, Korowai language, Kuan language, Kugama language, Kugu Nganhcara language, Kukurá language, Kurumba language, Kwang language, Lalo language, Lama language (Bai), Lang'e language, Language, Laopan language, List of lesser-known Loloish languages, Loarki language, Lolopo language, Luish languages, Lun Bawang language, Lushootseed, Mainstream Kenyah language, Makonde language, Maninka language, Mator language, Mauritania, Mawayana language, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Mbembe language, Mbunda language, Meena, Midland Mixe, Moabite language, Munda languages, N'Ko alphabet, Nagumi language, Nauo language, Ndengereko language, Nemadi dialect, Nete language, New Guinea, Ngbandi language, Nisa-Anasi language, Nisu language, Nung language (Sino-Tibetan), Nyanga-li language, Ogiek language, Oi language, Ok languages, Okpamheri language, Old Turkic language, Ormuri, Oropom language, Palikúr language, Paman languages, Paresi language, Parsi, Piapoco language, Pijao language, Piru Bay languages, Potiguara language, Puimei language, Purum language, Qiangic languages, Quimbaya language, Rangpuri language, Rennellese Sign Language, Rer Bare people, Rgyalrongic languages, Saam language, Sanglechi language, Sarmi–Jayapura languages, Sekele language, Senara language, Shubi language, SIL International, Siona language, South Bolivian Quechua, Spurious languages, Supyire language, Ta’Oi language, Taensa language, Takpa language, Tamang language, Tapeba, Tarpia language, Tay Khang language, Tenetehara language, Timote language, Tolowa language, Tonga language (Zambia and Zimbabwe), Tupi language, Uganda, Ukit language, Uma’ Lasan language, Vadi language, Vera'a language, Waimajã language, Ware language, Welaung language, Wetarese language, Wila' language, Wirangu language, Wutana language, Yakkha language, Yamba language, Yonggom language, Yugambeh-Bundjalung languages, Yugh language, Zoroastrian Dari language. Expand index (115 more) »

Aariya language

Aariya is an apparently spurious language of Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Achawa language

Achagua (Achawa) is a language spoken in the Meta Department of Colombia, similar to Piapoco.

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Aeta people

The Aeta (Ayta), or Agta, are an indigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts of the island of Luzon, the Philippines.

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Ammonite language

Ammonite is the extinct Canaanite language of the Ammonite people mentioned in the Bible, who used to live in modern-day Jordan, and after whom its capital Amman is named.

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Angoram language

Angoram, also known as Pondo, is a Papuan language of Papua New Guinea.

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Arawakan languages

Arawakan (Arahuacan, Maipuran Arawakan, "mainstream" Arawakan, Arawakan proper), also known as Maipurean (also Maipuran, Maipureano, Maipúre), is a language family that developed among ancient indigenous peoples in South America.

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Asa language

The Asa (Aasá) language, commonly rendered Aasax, was spoken by the Asa people of Tanzania.

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Ashéninka language

Ashéninka (Ashéninca, Ashéninga) is an indigenous American language of the Arawakan family spoken in Peru.

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Baga language

Baga, or Barka, is a dialect cluster spoken by the Baga people of coastal Guinea.

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Baga Pokur language

Baga Pokur is a vigorous Senegambian language, spoken in the coastal Rio Nuñez region of Guinea.

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Bagheli language

Bagheli (Devanagari: बघेली or बाघेली), or Baghelkhandi, is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Baghelkhand region of central India.

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Balahi (caste)

The Balahi or Bhalay are a caste of India.

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Banyum language

Banyum (Banyun), Nyun, or Bainouk, is a Senegambian dialect cluster of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau.

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Bata language

Bata (Gbwata) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria in Adamawa State in the Numan, Song, Fufore and Mubi LGAs, and in Cameroon in North Province along the border with Nigeria.

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Boma language

Boma is a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Bonjo language

Bonjo is a Gbaya language spoken by 3,000 people of the Republic of Congo.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Bube language

Bube, Bohobé or Bube–Benga (Bobe, Bubi), is a Bantu or Bantoid language spoken by the Bubi, a Bantu people native to, and once the primary inhabitants of, Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea.

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Buyu language

Buyu, or Buyi, is a Bantu language of Lake Tanganyika that is closely related to Nyanga.

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Cauca River

The Cauca River is a river in Colombia that lies between the Occidental and Central cordilleras.

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Chamar is one of the untouchable communities, or dalits, who are now classified as a Scheduled Caste under modern India's system of positive discrimination.

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Chiquitano language

Chiquitano (also Bésiro or Tarapecosi) is an indigenous language isolate of eastern Bolivia, spoken in the central region of the Santa Cruz province.

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ǀXam language

ǀXam (/Kham) (English pronunciation), or ǀXam Kaǃkʼe, is an extinct Khoisan language of South Africa, part of the ǃUi branch of the Tuu languages.

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ǂKxʼao-ǁʼae (ǂKxʼauǁʼein, Auen, Kaukau) is a southeastern variety of the !Xuun dialect continuum, spoken in Botswana (the settlements of Groote Laagte, East Hanahai, Kanagas and Ghanzi in Ghanzi District and on the commercial farms) and in Namibia (the city of Gobabis and settlements along the C22 road to Otjinene as far as Eiseb, Omaheke Region) by about 7,000 people.

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Dai Zhuang language

Dai Zhuang is a Tai language spoken in Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan, China, in Yanshan, Wenshan, Maguan, Malipo, Guangnan counties.

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Dazawa language

Daza (also known as Dazawa) is an alleged but unattested Afro-Asiatic language allegedly spoken in a few villages of Darazo LGA, Bauchi State, Nigeria.

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Dek language

Dek is a purported but unattested alleged language of northern Cameroon.

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The Dhekaru (Degaru) are a caste of India.

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Duli language

Duli is an extinct Adamawa language of northern Cameroon.

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Dzongkha, or Bhutanese (རྫོང་ཁ་), is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by over half a million people in Bhutan; it is the sole official and national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

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Dzubukuá (Dzubucua), or Kiriri, is an extinct Karirian language of Brazil.

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Edomite language

Edomite was a Canaanite language, very similar to Hebrew, spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan and parts of Israel in the 1st millennium BC.

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Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world.

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Europanto is a macaronic language concept with a fluid vocabulary from European languages of the user's choice or need.

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Forth and Bargy dialect

The Forth and Bargy dialect, also known as Yola, is an extinct variety of English once spoken in the baronies of Forth and Bargy in County Wexford, Ireland.

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Gadsup language

Gadsup is a Kainantu language spoken by the people of the same name in Papua New Guinea.

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Glottolog is a bibliographic database of the world's lesser-known languages, developed and maintained first at the former Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and since 2015 at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany.

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Gowari is a Indian caste of cattle herdsmen, predominantly living in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

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Greater Awyu languages

The Greater Awyu languages, known in earlier and more limited classifications as Awyu–Dumut or Awyu–Ndumut, are a family of perhaps a dozen Trans–New Guinea languages spoken in eastern West Papua.

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Gurdjar language

Gurdjar (Kurtjar) is a Paman language of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia.

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Hmong language

Hmong (RPA: Hmoob) or Mong (RPA: Moob), known as First Vernacular Chuanqiandian Miao in China, is a dialect continuum of the West Hmongic branch of the Hmongic languages spoken by the Hmong of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, northern Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos.

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Iban language

The Iban language (jaku Iban) is spoken by the Iban, a branch of the Dayak ethnic group formerly known as "Sea Dayak" who live in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan and in Brunei.

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Imeraguen language

Imeraguen (or Imraguen) is a spurious unclassified language spoken by the Imraguen people who inhabit coastal Mauritania.

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Inpui language

Inpui, or Inpui Naga, is a Naga language spoken in 16 villages of Senapati district, Tamenglong district, and Imphal district in Manipur, India.

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ISO 639

ISO 639 is a set of standards by the International Organization for Standardization that is concerned with representation of names for languages and language groups.

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ISO 639-3

ISO 639-3:2007, Codes for the representation of names of languages – Part 3: Alpha-3 code for comprehensive coverage of languages, is an international standard for language codes in the ISO 639 series.

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Ivbiosakon language

Ivbiosakon, or Aoma, is an Edoid language of Edo State, Nigeria.

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Jijili language

The Jijili language, Tanjijili, also known as Ujijili, is a Plateau language of Nigeria.

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Kaba language

Kaba proper is a Bongo–Bagirmi language of Chad and the Central African Republic.

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Kaco’ language

Kaco’ (Kachok) is an Austro-Asiatic language of Vietnam.

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Kanamarí language

Kanamarí, or Katukina-Kanamari, is a Katukinian language spoken by about 650 individuals in Amazonas, Brazil.

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Kaptiau language

Kaptiau (Kapitiauw) is an Austronesian language spoken on the eastern north coast of Papua province, Indonesia.

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Khalaj language

Khalaj, also known as Arghu, is a divergent Turkic language spoken in western Iran.

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Khamyang language

Khamyang is a critically endangered Tai language of India, spoken by the Khamyang people.

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Khandeshi language

Khandeshi is an Indo-Aryan language in the Maharashtra state of India.

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Kiorr language

Kiorr (Kha Kior) is a Palaungic language of Luang Namtha Province, Laos.

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Korowai language

Korowai (Kolufaup) is a Papuan language of Papua, Indonesia.

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Kuan language

Kuan (Kuanhua 宽语), is a poorly classified Austroasiatic language spoken by about 1,000 people in Jinghong County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China.

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Kugama language

Kugama, or Gengle, is an Adamawa language of Nigeria.

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Kugu Nganhcara language

Kugu-Muminh (Wik-Muminh), also known as Kugu- or Wik-Nganhcara (Wikngenchera), is a Paman language spoken on the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia, by several of the Wik peoples.

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Kukurá language

Kukurá (Cucurá, Kokura) is a spurious language, fabricated by an interpreter in Brazil.

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Kurumba language

Kurumba, also known as Kannada Kurumba, is a Southern Dravidian language of the Tamil–Kannada subgroup spoken by the Kuruba tribe.

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Kwang language

Kwang is an East Chadic language of Chad.

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Lalo language

Lalo (Western Yi) is a Loloish language cluster spoken in western Yunnan, China by 300,000 speakers.

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Lama language (Bai)

Lama is a Bai language spoken along the Lancang River (upper Mekong) in Lanping County and Weixi County, in western Yunnan, China.

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Lang'e language

Lang’e 崀峨 (autonym: la21 u21) is a Loloish language spoken in 12 villages of Lang’e village cluster in Changhai Township, southwestern Yongsheng County by about 2,500 people.

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Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Laopan language

Laopan is a Loloish language of northern Laos.

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List of lesser-known Loloish languages

Listed below are lesser-known ethnolinguistic groups that speak Loloish languages.

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Loarki language

Loarki (as known in Pakistan), or Gade Lohar (as known in India), is a Rajasthani language spoken by 20,000 nomadic people in rural Sindh, Pakistan, and by 1,000 in Rajasthan, India.

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Lolopo language

Lolopo (autonyms:,;; Central Yi) is a Loloish language spoken by half a million Yi people of China.

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Luish languages

The Luish, Asakian, or Sak languages are a group of Sino-Tibetan languages belonging to the Sal branch.

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Lun Bawang language

The language spoken by the Lun Bawangs (or Lundayeh) belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian family.

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Lushootseed (also: xʷəlšucid, dxʷləšúcid, Puget Salish, Puget Sound Salish or Skagit-Nisqually) is the language or dialect continuum of several Salish Native American tribes of modern-day Washington state.

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Mainstream Kenyah language

Mainstream Kenyah also known as Bakung is a Kayan language dialect cluster of East Kalimantan and Sarawak.

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Makonde language

Makonde, or Kimakonde, is the language spoken by the Makonde, an ethnic group in southeast Tanzania and northern Mozambique.

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Maninka language

Maninka (Malinke), or more precisely Eastern Maninka, is the name of several closely related languages and dialects of the southeastern Manding subgroup of the Mande branch of the Niger–Congo languages.

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Mator language

Mator or Motor was a Uralic language belonging to the group of Samoyedic languages, extinct since the 1840s.

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Mauritania (موريتانيا; Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani; Mauritanie), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwestern Africa.

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Mawayana language

Mawayana (Mahuayana), also known as Mapidian (Maopidyán), is a moribund Arawakan language of Guyana.

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Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie, shortened to MPI EVA) is a research institute based in Leipzig, Germany, founded in 1997.

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Mbembe language

Mbembe is a Cross River language of Nigeria.

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Mbunda language

Mbunda is a Bantu language of Angola and Zambia.

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The Meena is a tribe found mainly in the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh regions of India.

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Midland Mixe

Midland a.k.a. Central Mixe is a Mixe language spoken in Mexico.

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Moabite language

Moabite is an extinct Canaanite language formerly spoken in Moab (modern day central-western Jordan) in the early 1st millennium BC.

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Munda languages

The Munda languages are a language family spoken by about nine million people in central and eastern India and Bangladesh.

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N'Ko alphabet

N'Ko is both a script devised by Solomana Kante in 1949, as a writing system for the Manding languages of West Africa, and the name of the literary language written in that script.

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Nagumi language

Nagumi, also known as Ngong (Gong), is an extinct Jarawan language of the North Province of Cameroon.

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Nauo language

Nauo (also recorded as Nhawu, Nawo, Njao, and other variations) is an extinct and little-recorded Australian Aboriginal language that was spoken by the Nauo people on the southern part of the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.

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Ndengereko language

Ndengereko, also known as Rufiji (Fiji, Ruihi) after the local river, is a Bantu language of the Matumbi hills, near Kibiti, and near Mchukivi and Bungu, Tanzania.

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Nemadi dialect

The Nemadi are small hunting tribe of eastern Mauritania.

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Nete language

Nete, also known as Bisorio, Malamauda, or Iniai, is an Engan language spoken in Papua New Guinea.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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Ngbandi language

The Ngbandi language is a dialect continuum of the Ubangian family spoken by a half-million or so people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Ngbandi proper) and in the Central African Republic (Yakoma and others).

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Nisa-Anasi language

Nisa and Anasi, also known as Bapu, are dialects of a Papuan language of the Indonesian province of Papua, on the eastern shore of Cenderawasih Bay.

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Nisu language

Nisu (Southern Yi) is a language cluster spoken by half a million Yi people of China.

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Nung language (Sino-Tibetan)

Fuche Naw or Anong (Derung: Vnung), is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by the Nung people in Fugong County, China and Kachin State, Burma.

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Nyanga-li language

Nyanga-li (Linyanga-le) is a Bantu language in Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Ogiek language

Ogiek (also known as Okiek or Akiek; pronounced) is a Southern Nilotic language cluster of the Kalenjin family spoken or once spoken by the Ogiek peoples, scattered groups of hunter-gatherers in Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania.

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Oi language

Oi (Oy, Oey; also known as The, Thang Ong, Sok) is a Mon–Khmer dialect cluster of Attapeu Province in southern Laos.

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Ok languages

The Oksapmin languages are a family of a score of related Trans–New Guinea languages spoken in a contiguous area of eastern Irian Jaya and western Papua New Guinea.

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Okpamheri language

Okpamheri (Opameri) is an Edoid language of Nigeria.

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Old Turkic language

Old Turkic (also East Old Turkic, Orkhon Turkic, Old Uyghur) is the earliest attested form of Turkic, found in Göktürk and Uyghur inscriptions dating from about the 7th century AD to the 13th century.

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Ormuri (also known as Oormuri, Urmuri, Ormur, Ormui, Bargista, Baraks, and Baraki) is a language spoken in Waziristan.

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Oropom language

Oropom (Oworopom, Oyoropom, Oropoi) is an African language, possibly spurious and, if real, almost certainly extinct.

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Palikúr language

Palikúr is an Arawakan language of Brazil and French Guiana.

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Paman languages

The Paman languages are an Australian language family spoken on the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland.

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Paresi language

Paresí (Pareci) is an Arawakan language spoken in Brazil.

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A Parsi (or Parsee) means "Persian" in the "Persian Language", which today mainly refers to a member of a Zoroastrian community, one of two (the other being Iranis) mainly located in India, with a few in Pakistan.

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Piapoco language

Piapoco is an Arawakan language of Colombia and Venezuela.

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Pijao language

Pijao (Piajao, Pinao) is an unclassified indigenous American language that was spoken in the villages of Orrega, Coyaima (Koyai, Tupe) and Natagaima in the Magdalena River Valley of Colombia until the 1950s.

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Piru Bay languages

The Piru Bay languages are a group of twenty Malayo-Polynesian languages, spoken on Ambon Island and around Piru Bay on the island of Seram.

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Potiguara language

Potiguara is an extinct Tupi language formerly used by the Potiguara people of Brazil.

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Puimei language

Puimei, or Puimei Naga, is a Naga language of Assam and Manipur, India.

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Purum language

Purum (Purum Naga) is a Kuki-Chin language of India.

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Qiangic languages

Qiangic (Ch'iang, Kyang, Tsiang), formerly known as Dzorgaic, is a group of related languages within the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Quimbaya language

Quimbaya (Kimbaya) is a supposed extinct language of Colombia, of which only a single word is known (Campbell & Grondona 2012).

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Rangpuri language

Kamtapuri, Rangpuri or Rajbangshi is a Bengali-Assamese language spoken by the Rajbongshi people in Bangladesh and India, and Rajbanshi and Tajpuria in Nepal.

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Rennellese Sign Language

Rennellese Sign Language is an extinct form of home sign documented from Rennell Island in 1974.

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Rer Bare people

The Rer Bare (or Rerebere, Adona) are a tribe in Ethiopia's eastern Ogaden region on the Shabele River, near Somalia, who currently speak Somali.

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Rgyalrongic languages

The Rgyalrongic languages (also rendered Jiarongic), constitute a branch of the Qiangic languages of Sino-Tibetan, although Randy LaPolla (2003) proposes that it may be part of a larger Rung languages group.

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Saam language

Saam, Saama Kha, is a nearly extinct Kiranti language spoken in Nepal.

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Sanglechi language

Sanglechi is an Iranian language spoken in two villages in the Zebak District of Afghanistan.

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Sarmi–Jayapura languages

The Sarmi-Jayapura Bay languages consist of half a dozen languages spoken in Papua province of Indonesia: Ross (1988) had considered Sarmi and Jayapura Bay (Kayapulau, Orma and Tobati) to be separate but related groups.

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Sekele language

Sekele (Vasekele, the Angolan Bantu name), or Northern ǃXuun (Northern Ju); also known by the outdated term ǃʼOǃKung (ǃʼO ǃuŋ) "Forest ǃKung" and in one source as Maligo (Sekele Maligo), is the northern variety of the !Kung (ǃXuun) dialect continuum.

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Senara language

Senara (Niangolo), one of a cluster of languages called Senari, is a Senufo language of Burkina Faso and Mali.

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Shubi language

Shubi (Subi) is a Bantu language spoken in by the Shubi people in north-western Tanzania.

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SIL International

SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics) is a U.S.-based, worldwide, Christian non-profit organization, whose main purpose is to study, develop and document languages, especially those that are lesser-known, in order to expand linguistic knowledge, promote literacy, translate the Christian Bible into local languages, and aid minority language development.

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Siona language

The Siona language (otherwise known as Sioni, Pioje, Pioche-Sioni, Ganteyabain, Ganteya, Ceona, Zeona, Koka, Kanú) is a Tucanoan language of Colombia and Ecuador.

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South Bolivian Quechua

South Bolivian Quechua, also known as Central Bolivian Quechua, is a dialect of Southern Quechua spoken in Bolivia and adjacent areas of Argentina, where it is also known as Colla.

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Spurious languages

Spurious languages are languages that have been reported as existing in reputable works, while other research has reported that the language in question did not exist.

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Supyire language

Supyire, or Suppire, is a Senufo language spoken in the Sikasso Region of southeastern Mali and in adjoining regions of Ivory Coast, where it is known as Shempire (Syenpire).

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Ta’Oi language

Ta’Oi (Ta’Oih, Ta Oi) is a Katuic dialect chain of Salavan and Sekong provinces in Laos, and in Thừa Thiên-Huế province in Vietnam (Sidwell 2005:12).

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Taensa language

The Taensa language was the Natchez language-variant spoken by the Taensa people originally of northeastern Louisiana, and later with historical importance in Alabama.

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Takpa language

The Takpa or Dakpa language, Dakpakha, known in India as Tawang Monpa, is an East Bodish language spoken in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, claimed by Tibet as a part of Lho-kha Sa-khul, and in northern Trashigang District in eastern Bhutan, mainly in Chaleng, Phongmed Gewog, Yobinang, Dangpholeng and Lengkhar near Radi Gewog.

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Tamang language

Tamang (Devanagari: तामाङ; tāmāng) is a term used to collectively refer to a dialect cluster spoken mainly in Nepal, Sikkim, West Bengal (Mainly Darjeeling Districts - पश्चिम बङ्गाल राज्यको दार्जीलिङ जिल्लाको बिभिन्न भूभाग), some parts of Assam and North East Region.

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The Tapeba people are an indigenous people of Brazil, who formed from the remnant populations of tribes around the Village of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres de Caucaia in Ceará, Brazil.

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Tarpia language

Tarpia is an Austronesian language spoken on the eastern north coast of Papua province, Indonesia.

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Tay Khang language

Tay Khang, or just Kang, is a possible Tai language of Laos.

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Tenetehara language

Tenetehára is a Tupi–Guarani language of Brazil.

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Timote language

Timote, also known as Cuica or Timote–Cuica, is the language of the Timote–Cuica state in the Venezuelan Andes, around the present city of Mérida and south of Lake Maracaibo.

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Tolowa language

The Tolowa language (also called Chetco-Tolowa, or Siletz Dee-ni) is a member of the Pacific Coast subgroup of the Athabaskan language family.

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Tonga language (Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Tonga (Chitonga), also known as Zambezi, is a Bantu language primarily spoken by the Tonga people who live mainly in the Southern and Western provinces of Zambia, and in northern Zimbabwe, with a few in Mozambique.

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Tupi language

Old Tupi or classical Tupi is an extinct Tupian language which was spoken by the native Tupi people of Brazil, mostly those who inhabited coastal regions in South and Southeast Brazil.

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Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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Ukit language

Ukit is a Kajang language of Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Uma’ Lasan language

Uma’ Lasan (Western Kenyah) is a Kayan language of Borneo. Uma’ Lung is marginally intelligible with the other varieties.

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Vadi language

The Vadi language, Tsuvadi, is a Kainji language of Nigeria spoken by the Kambari people.

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Vera'a language

Vera’a (or Vatrata) is a language of Vanua Lava Island in Vanuatu.

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Waimajã language

Waimajã (Waimaha), generically known as Bará or (Northern) Barasano, is a Tucanoan language of Colombia and Brazil.

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Ware language

Ware is an extinct Bantu language near Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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Welaung language

Welaung, also known as Rawngtu Chin, is a purported Kukish language of Burma.

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Wetarese language

Wetarese is a language of Wetar, an island in the south Maluku, Indonesia, and of the nearby islands Liran and Atauro, the latter in East Timor north of Dili.

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Wila' language

Wila’, also Bila’ and Lowland Semang, is any of several extinct Mon–Khmer languages of Malaya recorded on the Wellesley coast opposite Penang in the early 19th century.

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Wirangu language

The Wirangu language is a moribund Australian Aboriginal language traditionally spoken by the Wirangu people, living on the west coast of South Australia across a region encompassing modern Ceduna and Streaky Bay, stretching west approximately to the head of the Great Australian Bight and east to Lake Gairdner.

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Wutana language

A hypothetical Wutana language was mentioned in early editions of the Ethnologue as spoken in Nigeria, but has now been removed.

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Yakkha language

Yakkha (also erroneously spelled as Yakha) is a language spoken in parts of Nepal, Darjeeling district and Sikkim.

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Yamba language

Yamba is a Grassfields language of Cameroon, with a small number of speakers in Nigeria.

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Yonggom language

Yonggom is one of the Ok languages of West Papua and Papua New Guinea.

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Yugambeh-Bundjalung languages

Yugambeh-Bundjalung, (IPA:Yʊgɑmbəː-Bɑnjɑnlɑŋ) also known as Bandjalangic is a branch of the Pama–Nyungan language family, that is spoken in northeastern New South Wales and South-East Queensland.

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Yugh language

Yugh (Yug) is a Yeniseian language, closely related to Ket, formerly spoken by the Yugh people, one of the southern groups along the Yenisei River in central Siberia.

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Zoroastrian Dari language

Zoroastrian Dari (دری زرتشتی or گویش بهدینان literally Behdīnān dialect) is a Northwestern Iranian.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spurious_languages

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