Language Data

  • Alternate names: Hup, Hupda, "Hupdá Makú", "Jupdá Macú", Jupde, "Macú de Tucano", "Makú-Hupdá", Ubdé; Also, in Colombia: Hup, "Hupdá Makú", "Jupdá Macú", "Macú de Tucano", "Makú-Hupdá", Ubdé
  • Dialects: Hupdë, Nëhup, Tuhup
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: Children do not attend school. Where informal schooling is available Hupdë is used as the language of instruction . Almost all men also use Tucano [tuo] or some other Tucanoan language; some women also use some Tucano. Less than 20% of men also use Portuguese [por]
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Brazil
  • Region: Northwest Amazonas, Rio Auari
  • Also used in: Colombia
  • Religion: No information available.
  • Number of users: 1,240 (1,000; 240)
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)