Quechua, Huallaga

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Alto Huallaga, Huallaga Huánuco Quechua, Quechua Huallaguino, Quechua de Huánuco, Quechua de Llacón, Quechua de Matihuaca
Autonym
Runa shimi
Population

40,000 (1993 SIL). 26,400 monolinguals.

Location

Huanuco region: Huánuco city; some in Ucayali region.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Radio. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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