Emberá-Chamí

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Chami, Chamí Emberá, Embena, Embera, Epena
Autonym
ẽbẽra
Population

5,510 (2001 DNP). Ethnic population: Total Emberá in Colombia in 2001: 88,700 (Crevels 2011).

Location

Antioquia, Caldas, Chocó, Risaralda, and Valle del Cauca departments; includes Caramanta municipality.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1989–1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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