Playero

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Guahibo Playero, Pepojivi, Rio Arauca Guahibo
Population

150 in Colombia (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 160 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 350.

Location

Arauca department: Venezuela border, Arauca river banks from Arauca to Gaviotas Island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Low intelligibility of other Guahibo.

Language Use

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

Language Development

Interest in literacy.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Many have fields in Venezuela.

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