Ignaciano

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A language of Bolivia

Population

1,080 (Crevels 2011). Ethnic population: 2,000 (Crevels 2011).

Location

El Beni department.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Limited comprehension of Trinitario [trn].

Language Use

Rapid loss of language among the youth (Crevels 2007). Most domains, town meetings. Children not seen using Ignaciano (2012 E. Wyss). Also use Spanish [spa], the language of instruction in schools.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Dictionary. NT: 1980.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Nearly the same culture as Trinitario [trn].

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