Puinave

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Puinabe
Population

2,000 in Colombia (Civallero 2008). Ethnic population: 6,600 (Crevels 2012). Total users in all countries: 2,550.

Location

Guainía and Vichada departments: Inírida river and tributaries.

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Language Status

6b* (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Related to Macú (Ruhlen and others).

Language Development

NT: 1964.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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