Taíno

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A language of Puerto Rico

Alternate Names
Taino
Population

L1 users: No known L1 speakers.

Location

Bayamon Municipality, southwest of San Juan on north coast; otherwise scattered.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Language Use

Shifted to Spanish [spa]. Also use English [eng], Spanish [spa].

Language Development
There are revitalization efforts in several places, including language classes, particularly in Puerto Rico.
Other Comments

Taino vocabulary has been adopted into local Spanishes [spa] in the Caribbean.

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