Barí

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Bari, Barira, Cunausaya, Dobocubi, Motilone, Motilón
Population

L1 users: 3,500 (Civallero 2008). Total users in all countries: 5,000.

Location

Cesar department: Chimichagua, La Gloria, and Pailitas municipalities; Norte de Santander department: Reserva Indígena Motilón-Barí and Resguardo Indígena Gabarra-Catalaura in Upper Catatumbo and Oro rivers and Serranía de los Motilones region.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Classification as Chibchan has been questioned (1973 M. Durbin); Alternatively classified as Arawakan (Voegelin and Voegelin 1977).

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