L1 users: 310 (2000). Ethnic population: 1,620 (Crevels 2007). Includes Amarakaeri [amr].
Cusco region: Keros and upper Madre de Dios rivers.
6b (Threatened). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Huachipaire, Sapiteri, Toyeri (Toyoeri, Tuyuneri), Arasairi (Arasa, Arasaeri, Arasaire, Araza, Arazaire, Careneri). Reportedly similar to Amarakaeri [amr]. Sapiteri integrating with Amarakaeri. Toyeri is similar to Sapiteri. Some Kisambaeri (Amarakaeri dialect) integrated with the Toyeri and others with Sapiteri. Manuquiari may be a subgroup of Toyeri or Huachipaeri. Pukirieri may be a subgroup of Toyeri or Arasairi. Arasairi is distinct from Amarakaeri or Huachipaeri; similar to Sapiteri.
Still spoken by the children in some communities (2012). Also use Spanish [spa].