Quechua, Napo Lowland

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Kicho, Lowland Napo Quichua, Napo, Napo Kichua, Napo Lowland Quichua, Quijo, Quixo, Runa Shimi, Santa Rosa Quechua, Santarrosino, Yumbo
Population

10,000 in Peru (2009). Population total all countries: 24,000.

Location

Madre de Dios Region, Napo river area; communities on the Putumayo. Also in Colombia (Napo Lowland Quichua), Ecuador (Napo Lowland Quichua).

Language Status

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

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Orthography differs from that used in Ecuador. Radio programs. Dictionary. NT: 1988.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian.

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