Enlhet

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A language of Paraguay

Alternate Names
Eenlhit, Enlhet Norte, Enlhet-Lengua, Enslet, Enthlit, Lengua, Lengua Norte, Powok, Vowak
Population

6,440 (2002 census). Ethnic population: 7,220 (2002 census).

Location

Alto Paraguay department; Boquerón department: Filadelfia; Presidente Hayes department: Paratodo and north.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous). Recognized language (2010, Languages Act, No. 4251, Article 2).

Language Use

Many also use Spanish [spa] (Crevels 2012). Some also use Paraguayan Guaraní [gug] (Crevels 2012). Also use Nivaclé [cag]. Used as L2 by Sanapaná [spn].

Language Development

Radio. Videos. Dictionary. Bible: 1995–2016.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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