Piapoco

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A language of Colombia

Population

4,930 in Colombia (2007 Moyano). Population total all countries: 6,380. Ethnic population: 4,930 (2007).

Location

Tributaries and lower Vichada river region, and Meta and Guaviare rivers. Also in Venezuela.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Very similar to Guarequena [gae] (Crevels 2007).

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–40%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%–40%. Dictionary. NT: 1966–2009.
Writing
Latin script.

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