Hibito language

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Hibito
Native to Peru
Region Bobonaje River valley
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hib
Glottolog hibi1243[1]

Hibito (spelled variously Híbito, Hívito, Chibito, Ibito, Jibito, Xibita, Zibito) is an extinct language of Peru. It, together with Cholón, also extinct, constituted the Hibito-Cholon family.

There were 500 speakers reported in 1850.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Hibito". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.