Chorote, Iyo’wujwa

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A language of Argentina

Population

1,500 in Argentina (Crevels 2007). 50% monolinguals. Population total all countries: 2,150. Ethnic population: 2,000 ethnic Chorote, both [crt] and [crq] (Crevels 2007).

Location

In Argentina mixed with Iyojwa’ja Chorote [crt]. Only a few families in Bolivia. Also in Paraguay (Manjui).

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Chorote (Iyowujwa), Manjui (Inkijwas, I’no’, Manjuy).

Language Use

Vigorous. Home. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1995–2011.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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