Xerénte language

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Native to Brazil
Region Tocantins
Ethnicity Xerente people
Native speakers
1,800 (2000)[1]
  • Ge
    • Central
      • Xerénte
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xer
Glottolog xere1240[2]

The Xerénte language (Sherenté) is one of the Ge languages of Brazil. It is spoken by the Xerente people in the Tocantins region between Rio do Sono and Rio Tocantins.


  1. Xerénte at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Xerente". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>