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Boruca

A language of Costa Rica

ISO 639-3brn

Population  5 (1986 SIL). 30 to 35 nonfluent speakers. Ethnic population: 1,000 (1991).
Region  South coast between Playa Bonita and Golfito.
Language map  Costa Rica
Alternate names   Borunca, Brunca, Brunka, Burunca
Classification  Chibchan, Talamanca
Language use  Nearly all speak only Spanish.
Comments  SOV. Agriculturalists: maize, beans, vegetables; hunters; gatherers. Nearly extinct.
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