Tatuyo

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Juna, Oa, Pamoa, Sina, Sura, Tatutapuyo, Wa’ikhana, jʉna ye
Autonym
Tatuyo ye
Population

330 (Crevels 2012). Ethnic population: 330 (Crevels 2012).

Location

Vaupés department: Pira-Paraná headwaters and upper Papurí.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous).

Language Use

All use at least one other Tucanoan language. Used as L2 by Waimaha [bao].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. NT: 1987–2009.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Majority marry Carapana, Northern Barasano, or Barasana women.

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