A language of Paraguay

Alternate Names
Guasurango, Guasurangue, Nandeva, Tapiete, Tirumbae, Yanaigua, Ñanagua

110 (Crevels 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 1,830 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 360.


Alto Paraguay department: northwest; Boquerón department: Toledo area; Presidente Hayes department: Barrio Obrero, Colonia 5, Laguna Negra-Belén, Laguna Negra-Canaán, Laguna Negra-Damasco, Laguna Negra-Emaús, Laguna Negra-Jerusalén, Laguna Negra-Ko Pyahu, Laguna Negra-Timoteo, Mariscal Estigarribia, Ñu Guasu, Pykasu, Santa Teresita-San Lázaro, Santa Teresita-Santa Elena, Santa Teresita-Virgen del Carmen, and Siracua.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).


None known. Linguistically between Eastern Bolivian Guarani [gui] and Paraguayan Guaraní [gug].

Language Use

Mixed attitudes. Reservations about use of their language outside their culture area. Also use Paraguayan Guaraní [gug], Spanish [spa].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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