Kuna, Border

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Caiman Nuevo, Colombia Cuna, Cuna, Paya-Pucuro
Population

2,600 in Colombia (2012 SIL). Population total all countries: 3,500. Ethnic population: 1,170 (Crevels 2007).

Location

North coast region near Panama isthmus, along east and west banks of the Gulf of Uraba, Darién region; Antioquia Department, Caiman Nuevo, Caiman Alto (Viejo); Chocó Department, Arquía. Also in Panama.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Classification of Kuna uncertain; may be an isolate with some Chibchan features.

Typology

SOV

Language Development
NT: 1993.
Writing
Latin script.

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