Puinave

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Puinabe
Population

2,000 in Colombia (Civallero 2008). Population total all countries: 2,880. Ethnic population: 5,380 (Crevels 2007).

Location

Guainía Department, Inírida river and tributaries. Also in Venezuela.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Macú (Ruhlen and others).

Language Development
NT: 1964.
Writing
Latin script.

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