Language of the Day for 28 December 2013

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Matsés [mcf]

A language of
Peru
Population
1,400 in Peru (2006 SIL). Population total all countries: 2,230.
Status
5 (Developing). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Language Use
Vigorous. Schools taught by Matsés teachers. All ages. Also use Portuguese [por], Spanish [spa].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Grammar. NT: 1993–2008.