Ajyíninka Apurucayali

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Ajyéninka, Apurucayali Campa, Ashaninca, Ashéninca Apurucayali, “Axininka Campa” (pej.), “Campa” (pej.)
Population

4,000 (2000 SIL).

Location

Pasco, Ucayali, and Huanuco regions, Pachitea river, Apurucayali tributary.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

None known. Somewhat intelligible with varieties of Ashéninka.

Typology

VSO.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 30%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2000.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].