Buglere

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A language of Panama

Alternate Names
Bobota, Bocota, Bofota, Bogota, Bokota, Bukueta, Murire, Nortenyo, Veraguas Sabanero
Population

18,000 (2012 SIL).

Location

Bocas Province; small group in Chiriquí Province.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bokotá, Sabanero.

Language Use

Vigorous in Bocas, but those in Chiriqui are losing the language (Adelaar 2007).

Language Development
NT: 1988–2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Those in Chiriquí live among the Guaymí, with whom they are often confused (Adelaar 2007).