Witoto, Muinani


A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Muinane Huitoto, Nipode Witoto, Nüpode Huitoto

L1 users: 100 (1991 SIL). 1,130 Huitoto in Peru (Crevels 2007).


Loreto region.

Language Maps
Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Children acquire Huitoto but many of them do not use the language (Crevels 2007). Also use Minica Huitoto [hto], Murui Huitoto [huu].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1961.

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Previously mistakenly referred to as Muinane Huitoto [hux]. Different language from Muinane [bmr] in Colombia.

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