Paunaka

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A language of Bolivia

Alternate Names
Pauna
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

Chiquitanía region, Ñuflo de Suarez Department, Concepción de Chiquitos, Santa Rita de Chiquitos (near Concepción).

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Similar to Baure [brg] and Trinitario [trn].

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

The Paunaka are now culturally part of the Chiquitano, but they still consider themselves as a separate group within the Chiquitano complex, and the language is completely unrelated to Chiquitano.