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Yes, that was the intent. Thank you for pointing this out. Do others have
comments on this?

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 [log in to unmask] wrote:

> 
> On 11/01/2001 02:55:12 PM "Rebecca S. Guenther" wrote:
> 
> >Comment: A language group that includes Tupinamba (extinct) and
> >Nheengatu (modern) and their dialects.
> 
> >addinfo = The Tupi language has several dialects
> >(COCAMA-COCAMILLA; NHENGATU; OMAGUA;
> >POTIGUÁRA; TUPINAMBÁ; TUPINIKIN)... The references given are for
> >the brazilian
> >dialects of tupi (NHENGATU; POTIGUÁRA; TUPINAMBÁ; TUPINIKIN)...
> 
> >There are some confusions with Tupi and Guarani, mainly because
> >the word Tupi
> >is also used for the language family from where they were
> >descendent, but
> >they are different languages.
> 
> > > By Tupi I mean the family group which has the languages
> >Tupinamba,
> > > Tupinikin, Potiguara, Nheengatu, Omagua and Cocama-Cocamilla,
> >which
> > > in the Ethnologue are listed under the generic name Tupi. The
> >name
> > > Tupi is also used for the larger language family which
> >encompass
> > > around 70 languages, as well as for Nheengatu (called modern
> >tupi)
> > > and Tupinamba (called old tupi).
> 
> So, I gather, then, that the proposed code would denote the linguistic
> varieties corresponding to the node labelled "Tupi (III)" in the genetic
> classification used in the 14th Edition of the Ethnologue, and that
> encompasses the following languages listed in the Ethnologue (countries
> shown are considered primary country where the language is used):
> 
> COCAMA-COCAMILLA [COD] (Peru)
> NHENGATU [YRL] (Brazil)
> OMAGUA [OMG] (Peru)
> POTIGUÁRA [POG] (Brazil)
> TUPINAMBÁ [TPN] (Brazil)
> TUPINIKIN [TPK] (Brazil)
> 
> I think it will be helpful if the JAC can confirm that this would be the
> intended mapping to the Ethnologue.
> 
> 
> 
> - Peter
> 
> 
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> Peter Constable
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