|Ethnicity||520 Mapoyo & Yabarana (2007)|
|Extinct||Last speaker of Pemono after 1998. A few semi-speakers of Mapoyo proper (2007), 20 Yabarana (1977)|
mcg – Mapoyo
yar – Yabarana
pev – Pémono
Mapoyo, or Mapoyo–Yavarana, is a Carib language spoken along the Suapure and Parguaza Rivers, Venezuela. The ethnic population of Mapoyo proper is about 365. Yabarana dialect is perhaps extinct; 20 speakers were known in 1977. An additional dialect, Pémono, was discovered in 1998. It was spoken by an 80-year-old woman and has since gone extinct.
- Mapoyo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Yabarana at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Pémono at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mapoyo–Yawarana". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- Not the same as Pemon
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