Quichua, Cañar Highland

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A language of Ecuador

Population

100,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Southern highlands, Cañar Province.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical differences and a strong sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Strong use of Quichua away from the road.

Language Development
Bible: 2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.