Baure language


Baure language

language
name=Baure
nativename=
states=Bolivia
speakers=13
familycolor=
fam1=Arawakan
fam2=Maipuran
fam3=Southern Maipuran
fam4=Bolivia-Parana
iso2=brg|iso3=brg

Baure is a nearly extinct Arawakan language spoken by only 13 of 200 ethnic tribal Baure people of the Beni department of northwest of Magdalena, Bolivia. Some Bible portions have been translated into Baure. Most speakers have been shifting to Spanish.

External links

*ethnologue|code=brg


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