Camsá

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Camëntsëá, Coche, Kamemtxa, Kamsa, Kamse, Sibundoy, Sibundoy-Gaché
Population

4,000 (Civallero 2008). Ethnic population: 4,020 (Crevels 2007).

Location

Putumayo Department, Sibundoy valley, near Ingas.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Language preservation efforts taking place (2007). Many also use Inga [inb] or Spanish [spa] or both (Crevels 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 40%. NT: 1990–2009.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ruhlen and others classify it as Equatorial.