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Itonama

A language of Bolivia

ISO 639-3ito

Population  10 (2000 Crevels). Ethnic population: 5,090 (Adelaar 2000).
Region  Beni Department and Itonamas River.
Language map  Bolivia, reference number 13
Alternate names   Machoto, Saramo
Dialects  Ruhlen classifies it as Paezan.
Classification  Language isolate
Language use  Shifting to Spanish. Older adults.
Language development  Dictionary. Bible portions: 1967.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Nearly extinct.