Emberá-Tadó

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Cholo, Êpêra, Katío
Population

2,300 (2014 SIL). Ethnic population: Total Emberá in Colombia: 71,000 (Arango Ochoa and Sánchez Gutierrez 1998)).

Location

Chocó Department in the Upper San Juan Region and in the Pared and Parecito Reservation near Certegüi; also in Risaralda Department.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Bible portions: 1999.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Secluded.