Inga, Jungle

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Ingano, Lowland Inga, Mocoa
Population

11,200 (2007 Organización de Cabildos Indígenas del Putumayo).

Location

Upper Caquetá and Putumayo rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Guayuyaco, Yunguillo-Condagua. Most similar to Highland Inga [inb]. Distinct from Napo Quechua [qvo].

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Writing
Latin script.