Chorote, Iyojwa’ja

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A language of Argentina

Alternate Names
Choroti, Eklenjuy, Yofuaha
Population

800 (Crevels 2007). 2,000 ethnic Chorote [crt] and [crq] (Crevels 2007).

Location

Northeast Salta Province, near the Pilcomayo river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Distinct from Iyo’wujwa Chorote [crq] (Drayson).

Language Use

Vigorous.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1997.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnonyms: Chorote in Argentina, Choroti in Paraguay, Eklenjuy by the Nivaclé. Traditional religion.