Pai Tavytera

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A language of Paraguay

Alternate Names
Avá, Kaiova, Kaiowa, Pai, Tavytera
Autonym
Pai Tavyterã
Population

6,360 (Crevels 2012), decreasing. Ethnic population: 13,400 (Crevels 2012).

Location

Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción, and San Pedro departments.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened). Recognized language (2010, Languages Act, No. 4251, Article 2).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 70% with Kaiwá [kgk] of Brazil.

Language Use

Shifting to Guaraní [gug]. Some of all ages.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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