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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
“Cogapacori” (pej.), “Kogapakori” (pej.)
Population

250 (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 250 (Crevels 2007).

Location

Headwaters of Camisea and Timpia rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality (1993, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

Most closely related to Machiguenga [mcb], but have remained separate.

Typology

VSO

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa] or Machiguenga [mcb].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 0%. Bible portions: 2000.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.