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Hunsrik (Language)

Description:a language derived primarily from the Hunsrückisch dialect of the German Language, brought to southern regions of Brazil such as Rio Grande do Sul by settlers from Germany
Info:Also called Riograndenser Hunsrückisch, it is the most common German dialect in Brazil, with an estimated 3 millions native speakers, but currently on decline.
 Speakers of Hunsrückisch are typically bilingual with Portuguese, but are not necessarily familiar with Standard German.
In use since:19th century   (Source)
Ancestor:German
Words:waser Hunsrik "water"
 rot Hunsrik "red"
 winter Hunsrik "winter"
 wasche Hunsrik "wash"
 siewe Hunsrik "seven"
Further Info:en.wikipedia.org
 www.hunsriqueano.riolingo.com
 en.wikipedia.org