Guarequena

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A language of Venezuela

Alternate Names
Arequena, Guarekena, Uerequema, Urequema, Warekena
Population

L1 users: 160 (2001 census). Ethnic population: 510. Total users in all countries: 650.

Location

Amazonas state: Guzmán Blanco on San Miguel river below Maroa.

Language Status

8a (Moribund). Recognized language (2008, Indigenous Languages Law, Article 4).

Language Use

Shifting to Spanish [spa]. Older adults 50 and older. All also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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