Ayoreo

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A language of Paraguay

Alternate Names
Ayoré, Garaygosode, Guarañoca, Guidaigosode, Koroino, Moro, Morotoco, Poturero, Pyeta Yovai, Samococio, Sirákua, Takrat, Totobiegosode, Yanaigua
Population

2,600 in Paraguay (2009 Universidad Nacional de Asunción), increasing. Population total all countries: 4,300. 1,500 monolinguals.

Location

Alto Paraguay Department, Guidaichai, Isla Alta, Cucaani, and Arocojnadi; Boqueron Department, Campo Loro, Ebetogue, Jesudi, and Tunocojai.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Tsiracua.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Partially nomadic. Christian.

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