Warao

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A language of Venezuela

Alternate Names
Guarao, Guarauno, Warrau
Population

28,100 (2007). Ethnic population: 36,000. Total users in all countries: 28,500.

Location

Delta Amacuro, Monagas, and Sucre states: Orinoco river delta.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Recognized language (2008, Indigenous Languages Law, Article 4).

Language Use

Extensively documented and taught at the university level (Crevels 2007). All ages.

Language Development
NT: 1974–2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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