Quechua, Huamalíes-Dos de Mayo Huánuco

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A language of Peru

Population

72,400 (2000). 20,000–30,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 80,000–110,000.

Location

Northwest Huánuco Region.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality (1993, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

Huamalíes, Monzón, Northern Dos de Mayo. Lexical similarity: 96% with Margos-Yarowilca-Lauricocha Quechua [qvm].

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2003–2008.
Writing
Latin script.