Canichana language

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Canichana
Region Bolivia
Extinct ca. 2000
Language codes
ISO 639-3 caz
Glottolog cani1243[1]

Canichana, or Canesi, is a possible language isolate of Bolivia (department Beni). In 1991 there were 500 Canichana people, but only 20 spoke the Canichana language; by 2000 the ethnic population was 583, but the language was extinct.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Canichana". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Alain Fabre, 2005, Diccionario etnolingüístico y guía bibliográfica de los pueblos indígenas sudamericanos: KANICHANA.[1]

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