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A language of Bolivia

Population

1,170 (Crevels 2012). Ethnic population: 12,200 (Crevels 2012).

Location

El Beni department: 18 de Noviembre, 20 de Enero, Bella Flor, Buen Día, Carmen de Iruyañez, Carnavales, Ipimo, Miraflores, Navidad, San Lorenzo, Santa Ana del Yacuma.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly Tucanoan.

Language Use

Older adults only. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development

Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1967. Strong movement to revitalize the language (Crevels 2007).

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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