Caquetio language

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Native to Venezuela, ABC islands
Ethnicity Caquetio people
Extinct 1862, with the death of Nicolaas Pyclas.[1]
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.


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  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aruba". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.