• Language: Banawá
  • Alternate names: Banawá Yafí, Baniwá-Jafí
  • Language code: jaa-kit
  • Language family: Arawan (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 100
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script:

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    Ethnologue (Lewis et al. 2016) considers Banawá Yafí (Kitiya) [200 speakers] and Jarawara [160 etnic] to be dialects of Jamamadí [jaa] (a.k.a. Canamanti, Kanamanti, Madi, Yamamadí).Listed by Campbell (2012) as: Madi (Jarawara [Jarauára, Jaruára], Jamamadi, Banawá [Banivá, Baniwá-Jafí, Kitiya, Banavá, Banauá, Jafí]). Listed by Kaufman (2007) as: Banawá emergent language in the Jamamadí language area of the Arawan family.