Hibito language

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Hibito
Native toPeru
RegionBobonaje River valley
Extinct(date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3hib
Glottologhibi1243[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, eds. (2017). "Hibito". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.