Caquetio language

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Caquetio
Native to Venezuela, ABC islands
Ethnicity Caquetio people
Extinct 1862, with the death of Nicolaas Pyclas.[1]
Arawakan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog arub1238  (Aruba)[2]

Caquetio is an extinct Arawakan language of Venezuela. The Caquetio people lived along the shores of Lake Maracaibo and on the Dutch 'ABC' islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.namaruba.org/_media/first-inhabitants.pdf
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Aruba". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.