Ngäbere

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A language of Panama

Alternate Names
Chiriqui, Guaymí, Ngobere, Valiente
Population

169,000 in Panama (2000 census). Population total all countries: 174,100.

Location

Northeast Chiriqui, Bocas del Toro, west Veraguas, western provinces. Also in Costa Rica.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Eastern Guaymí (Chiriquí, Tolé), Valiente.

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Some also use English Creole [jam].

Language Development
Radio programs. Grammar. NT: 1977–2004.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Ngäbe.

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