Language of the Day for 12 October 2018


Yine [pib]

A language of
Population Full
3,260 (2007 census), increasing. Ethnic population: 3,260 (2007 census).
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. All domains. Written form and many songs used in religious services. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Also use Spanish [spa]. Also use Asháninka [cni], in Miaria, Bufeo Pozo, and Senza. Also use Matsigenka [mcb], in Senza and Miaria.
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 60%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–80%. Desire higher education. Bilingual primary education. High schools in Miaria (Yine director, 3 Yine teachers), Sepahua (all in Spanish), Puija, Rimac, Bufeo Pozo. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1960–2008.
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