Camsá

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Camëntxá, Coche, Kamemtxa, Kamsa, Kamse, Kamëntsa, Sibundoy, Sibundoy-Gaché
Autonym
Camënts̈á
Population

4,000 (Civallero 2008). Ethnic population: 4,770 (Crevels 2011).

Location

Putumayo department: Sibundoy valley, near Ingas.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use Inga [inb], Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 40%. NT: 1990–2009. Language preservation efforts taking place (Crevels 2007).
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ruhlen and others classify it as Equatorial.

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