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Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking
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Native Speakers Worldwide

331

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331

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Year of info

2012

Location and Context

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Colombia

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Endangered

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400

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Speaker number data: (2007 SIL) 400 (2007 SIL). Ethnic population: 400 (Crevels 2007) (2013).

Year of info

2009

Location and Context

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Colombia;

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Vaupés region, Pira-Paraná headwaters and Upper Papurí

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Vaupés region, Pira-Paraná headwaters and Upper Papurí

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All use at least one other Tucanoan language

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~300

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300

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The Tatuyo form part of the whole of Eastern Tucanoan groups, which are known for practising linguistic exogamy and for their general multilingualism.

Year of info

2007

Location and Context

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Colombia

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Location description

Department of Vaupes, on the Upper and Middle Pira and its tributaries, on the Ti (Upper Papury), and in the village of Yapu on the Papurý.

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Department of Vaupes, on the Upper and Middle Pira and its tributaries, on the Ti (Upper Papury), and in the village of Yapu on the Papurý.

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2005

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0.416666666667,-70.5

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  1. Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled by research teams at University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute for Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) at Eastern Michigan University
    2012. "Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled By Research Teams At University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute For Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) At Eastern Michigan University."
  2. World Oral Literature Project
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  4. Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking
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    http://www.ethnologue.com/
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    Takács, G. 2004. "Angas-Sura Etymologies I." In Lingua Posnaniensis, 46: 131-144.
  8. Nominalizations and Relative Clauses in Tatuyo: A Prototype Approach
    Bostrom, P. K. Nominalizations and Relative Clauses in Tatuyo: A Prototype Approach. Master thesis, University of Texas at Arlington, 1998.
  9. De la forme et du sens dans la classification nominale en Tatuyo (Langue Tukano Orientale d'Amazonie Colombienne)
    Gomez-Imbert, Elsa. De La Forme Et Du Sens Dans La Classification Nominale En Tatuyo (Langue Tukano Orientale D'Amazonie Colombienne). PhD thesis, Université de Paris-Sorbonne IV, 1982.