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Sechura–Catacao languages

Sechura–Catacao
Geographic
distribution
Peru
Linguistic classificationProposed language family
Subdivisions
Glottolog(not evaluated)
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Distribution of Sechura and Catacaoan in the Piura region.

Sechura–Catacao is a proposed connection between the small Catacaoan language family of Peru and the language isolate Sechura (Sek). The languages are extremely poorly known, but Kaufman (1990) finds the connection convincing, Campbell & Grondona (2012) persuasive. Tallán might have been in the Sek branch.

References

Kaufman, Terrence (1990). "Language History in South America: What we know and how to know more". In David L. Payne (ed.). Amazonian Linguistics. Austin: University of Texas Press.