Xoco (Choco, Shoko) is definitely an extinct and poorly attested language or languages of South america that isn’t considered to be associated with other languages. You are able to from three populations: Xoko (Choco) in Sergipe, Kariri-Xoco (Kariri-Shoko, Cariri-Choco) in Alagoas, and Xukuru-Kariri (Xucuru-Kariri, Xucuru-Cariri) in Alagoas. It’s not obvious if they were one language or three. It is just known from the couple of dozen words in one Kariri-Xoco elder and three Xukuru-Kariri elders in 1961.
It had been initially spoken across the Pianco River is definitely an area that’s now a suburb of Porto Real do Colegio.
In ISO encoding, the word what was conflated using the Kariri family as ISO 639-3 [kzw] ‘Kariri-Xoco’ Ethnologue doesn’t indicate if the would be a conscious decision.
Xoco, Xukuru, and Kariri are common generic names in the area. See Kariri languages.
Choco vocabulary collected in Colegio, Alagoas:
Note: Loukotka (1968) transcribes ‘man’ as mazyikeːoː.
Five Xukuru-Kariri word lists collected by Menno Kroeker in Alagoas in 1961 are printed in Meader (1978).
Words recorded from your seniors male paje (shaman) in Porto Real do Colegio:
Words recorded from Alfredo Caboquim, a paje (shaman), and the brother Miguel Caboquim in Fazenda Conta, Palmeira dos Indios, Alagoas:
Words recorded from your seniors player in Fazenda Conta, Palmeira dos Indios, Alagoas:
Words recorded from Joao Candido da Silva, a youthful player in Fazenda Conta, Palmeira dos Indios, Alagoas:
Words recorded from Jose Fermino da Silva of Palmeira dos Indios, Alagoas: