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Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking
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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

~1650

Domains of Use

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Transmission

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Ethnic Population

1654

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More about speakers

Most of the 1654 are speakers.

Year of info

2012

Location and Context

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

2,000

Domains of Use

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Year of info

2010

Location and Context

Countries

Amazon region, Brazil

Coordinates

-7.058333,-69.691667

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

1,650

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More about speakers

1,330 (Moore 2006). 100 Tsohom-Djapa speakers (Crevels 2007); ethnic population: 2,750 (2006 FUNASA) (2014)

Year of info

2009

Location and Context

Countries

Brazil;

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Year of info

2005

Location and Context

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Coordinates

-6.5,-68.5

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

647

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