Chamicuro

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Chamekolo, Chamicolo, Chamicura
Population

No known L1 speakers. Last known speaker died in the early 2000s (2018 S. Parker). Ethnic population: 100 (2015 S. Parker). Virtually all inhabitants of Pampa Hermosa are ethnic Chamicuro.

Location

Loreto region: Pampa Hermosa on Huallaga tributary.

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Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Language Development

Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Many Chamicuro were dislocated to the Yavarí and Napo Rivers and to Brazil (Adelaar and Muysken 2007).

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