Ayoreo

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A language of Paraguay

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

L1 users: 2,600 (2009 Universidad Nacional de Asunción), increasing. 1,500 monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 4,300.

Location

Alto Paraguay department: Arocojnadi, Cucaani, Guidaichai, and Isla Alta; 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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