Languages of Guyana
|Languages of Guyana|
|Sign languages||American Sign Language|
A number of Amerindian languages are also spoken by a minority of the population. These include Cariban languages such as Macushi, Akawaio and Wai-Wai; and Arawakan languages such as Arawak (or Lokono) and Wapishana.
Second and third languages
Portuguese is increasingly being used as a second language in Guyana, particularly in the south of the country, bordering on Brazil. French and Spanish are widely taught as foreign languages in secondary schools.