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A language of Venezuela

ISO 639-3jru

Population  95 (2002 SIL), decreasing. Ethnic population: 216.
Region  Zulia state, northern region of Sierra de Perija.
Language map  Venezuela, reference number 14
Alternate names   Yapreria
Dialects  Not inherently intelligible with other Carib languages of the area (1973 M. Durbin). Lexical similarity: low with Yukpa [yup] (2005 L. Oquendo).
Classification  Carib, Northern, Coastal
Language use  Home, work. Neutral attitude. Also use Spanish.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 40%.
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