Boruca

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A language of Costa Rica

Alternate Names
Boruka, Borunca, Brunca, Brunka, Burunca
Population

3 (Adelaar 2007). 30–35 nonfluent speakers. Ethnic population: 1,000 (1991).

Location

Puntarenas province: south coast between Playa Bonita and Golfito.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Elderly only. Nearly all speak only Spanish [spa].