Borôro

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Boe
Population

1,390 in Brazil (2007 ISA). Population total all countries: 1,392.

Location

Central Mato Grosso. 3 main villages: Meruri, Sangradouro, Perigera.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Spoken by most of the ethnic group (Crevels 2007). Most children are learning Bororo as L1. Increasing Portuguese [por] use by children and young people, especially in Meruri.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Grammar. NT: 1993.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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