Quechua, Huallaga Huánuco

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A language of Peru

Population

40,000 (1993 SIL). 26,400 monolinguals.

Location

Northeast Huanuco Region, Huánuco city; small area in Ucayali Region.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].