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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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Language; Endangered languages

Cocama is an indigenous language spoken by thousands of native people in western South America. It is spoken along the banks of the Northeastern lower Ucayali, lower Marañón, and ...


Language; Endangered languages

Culle, also known as Ilinga (Linga), is a poorly attested extinct language of northern Peru. It is the original language of the regions of La Libertad, Cajabamba, and Pallasca. It ...


Language; Endangered languages

Iñapari is a critically endangered indigenous South American language spoken by just two hundred people in Perú along the Las Piedras river near the mouth of the Sabaluyoq river. ...


Language; Endangered languages

Iquito is a highly endangered Zaparoan language from Peru using the Roman script. Of the ethnic Iquito population of 500, as of 2006, there are 25 fluent or native speakers, all ...


Language; Endangered languages

Isconahua or Iscobaquebu is an indigenous American language of the Panoan family. It is spoken by the Isconahua tribe in Peru. The Isconahua is a very isolated tribe and has very ...


Language; Endangered languages

Jaqaru is a language of the Aymara family. It is also known as Jaqi and Aru. It is spoken in the districts of Tupe and Catahuasi in the province of Yauyos, within the Peruvian ...


Language; Endangered languages

Kawki is spoken in the nearby communities of Cachuy, Canchán, Caipán and Chavín by a few elderly individuals (9 surviving in early 2005).