Brazil, the largest country in South America, has a rich diversity of languages and cultures. Explore language maps and more.
Brazil is home to 216 living languages! With over half a century of history, SIL Brazil works in partnership with other nonprofit and academic organizations for the benefit of indigenous people groups through language analysis and translation, media production, workshops and training.
Browse the Language and Culture Archive collection of linguistic papers available for free download. SIL makes these research results accessible to benefit local communities and the world. Language maps, linguistic analysis, language research software and fonts are also available.
SIL International is committed to serving ethnolinguistic minority communities, primarily through training and consulting for activities such as linguistic analysis, orthography development, literature production, literacy and multilingual education.
Languages of Brazil
SIL Brazil’s work with indigenous languages involves publication of research results in the areas of linguistics and related fields.
About SIL Brazil
SIL personnel in Brazil work in partnership with other nonprofit and academic organizations, and with local, state, and national government agencies and international non-governmental organizations.