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Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking
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50

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2012

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2010

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-26.9808,-59.6777

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"No known L1 speakers (2011 M. Del Pozzi)."

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2015

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Argentina

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"East central Chaco Province; near Paraguay border, Resistencia."

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"East central Chaco Province; near Paraguay border, Resistencia."

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2007

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Argentina

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The descendants of the last surviving Vilela group live in the eastern Chaco area, where they are mixed with the Toba and Mocový

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The descendants of the last surviving Vilela group live in the eastern Chaco area, where they are mixed with the Toba and Mocový

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