50 (Crevels 2007). 0 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 350 (Crevels 2007).
Loreto Region, Tapiche-Buncuya rivers area.
Pahenbaquebo. Lexical similarity: 50%–60% with Shipibo [shp].
Few children speakers: one-third have passive knowledge but generally do not acquire Capanahua (Crevels 2007). Use of Spanish between two Capanahua speakers can be interpreted as rejecting the other person as an outsider. Adults in the home. Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].
“Capacho” is a pejorative term. Christian, traditional religion.