Inga, Jungle

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Ingano, Lowland Inga, Mocoa
Population

11,200 (2007 OCIP).

Location

Cauca, Nariño. and Putumayo departments: upper Caquetá and Putumayo rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Yunguillo-Condagua, Guayuyaco. Reportedly most similar to Highland Inga [inb]. Distinct from Napo Quechua [qvo].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].