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A language of Bolivia

Population

1,450 (Adelaar 2004). Ethnic population: 6,530 (Adelaar 2004).

Location

Central Beni Department, Santa Ana area on Yacuma river, Santa Ana del Yacuma, Carnavales, Miraflores, San Lorenzo, Carmen de Iruyañez, 20 de Enero, Buen Día, 18 de Noviembre, Bella Flor, Ipimo, Navidad.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly Tucanoan.

Language Use

Strong movement to revitalize the language (Crevels 2007). Fluent speakers 50 and older. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 1967.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].