Guaraní, Eastern Bolivian

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A language of Bolivia

Alternate Names
“Chawuncu” (pej.), “Chiriguano” (pej.), Western Argentine Guaraní
Population

33,700 in Bolivia (Adelaar 2004). Population total all countries: 51,230. Ethnic population: 36,900 (Adelaar 2004).

Location

South central Parapeti river area, Tarija.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ava, Izoceño (Izocenio). A member of macrolanguage Guarani [grn].

Language Use

Bilingual education implemented on a large scale (Crevels 2007). All ages.

Language Development
Radio programs. Grammar. Bible: 2001.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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