Callawalla

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A language of Bolivia

Alternate Names
Callahuaya
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

Highlands and high valleys, east Andes north of La Paz, Charazani area north of Lake Titicaca.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Seems to have Quechua affixes and syntactic patterns, but distinctive roots from a dialect of the extinct Puquina language.

Language Use

Ostensibly a specialized language used by successors to the herb doctors of Inca emperors. Probably extinct. Adult men only.