Achagua language


Achagua language

language
name=Achagua
nativename=
states=Colombia
speakers=400 (1994)
familycolor=American
fam2=Arawakan
fam3=Maipuran
fam4=Norther Maipuran
fam5=Inland
iso2=aca|iso3=aca

Achagua is a language spoken in the Meta Department of Colombia, similar to Piapoco. It is estimated that 400 individuals speak the language, most or all of whom are trilingual in Piapoco and Spanish. [http://www.ethnologue.com/14/show_language.asp?code=ACA Ethnologue] ]

There is 1 to 5% literacy in Achagua.

Notes

External links

* [http://globalrecordings.net/langcode/ACA Page at Global Recordings Network]
* [http://www.ethnologue.org/show_language.asp?code=aca Achagua on Ethnologue.com]


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