) is an extinct language
of eastern Brazil
. In fact there were two such languages:
- 1. Coropó (a.k.a. Coropa, Koropo, Koropó)
- 2. Purí (a.k.a. Puri, Colorado, Coroado)
Both are now extinct. Coropó was spoken in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro. Purí was spoken in Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais.
Purian is part of the Macro-Jê proposal.
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- Kaufman, Terrence. (1994). The native languages of South America. In C. Mosley & R. E. Asher (Eds.), Atlas of the world's languages (pp. 46-76). London: Routledge.