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A language of Peru

Population

94 (2007 census). Ethnic population: 450 (Crevels 2012).

Location

Cusco region: headwaters of Camisea and Timpia rivers.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Most closely related to Matsigenka [mcb], but have remained separate.

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Also use Matsigenka [mcb], Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 0%. Bible portions: 2000.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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