Ayoreo

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A language of Paraguay

Alternate Names
Ayoré, Garaygosode, Guarañoca, Guidaigosode, Koroino, Moro, Morotoco, Poturero, Pyeta Yovai, Samococio, Sirákua, Takrat, Totobiegosode, Yanaigua
Population

2,600 in Paraguay (2009 Universidad Nacional de Asunción), increasing. 1,500 monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 4,300.

Location

Alto Paraguay department: Arocojnadi, Cucaani, Guidaichai, and Isla Alta; Boqueron department: Campo Loro, Ebetogue, Jesudi, and Tunocojai.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Tsiracua.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Partially nomadic. Christian.

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