Chorote, Iyo’wujwa

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A language of Argentina

Population

1,500 in Argentina (Crevels 2007). Population total all countries: 2,150. 750 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 2,000 (Crevels 2007). Includes all ethnic Chorote, both [crt] and [crq].

Location

Northeast Salta Province, mixed with Iyojwa’ja Chorote [crt].

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 [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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