|Total speakers||500 (1987, SIL)|
|Language family|| Otomakoan ?|
|Note: This page may contain IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode.|
Amarakaeri is an indigenous American language of the Harakmbet language family spoken in Perú along the Madre de Díos and Colorado rivers. There is less than 1% literacy compared to 5 to 15% literacy in second language Spanish. There is one dialect called Kisambaeri. It is an official language and has a dictionary. Amarakaeri speakers include the Kochimberi, Küpondirideri, Wíntaperi, Wakitaneri, and Kareneri gold panning tribes. There is a common misconception is that Amarakaeri is an Arawakan language. Alternate names include Amarakaire, Amaracaire, and Mashco; the latter of which is considered a pejorative term.