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Candoshi-Shapra is an indigenous American language isolate spoken by several thousand people in western South America along the Chapuli, Huitoyacu, Pastaza, and Morona river valleys. There are two dialects, Chapara (also spelled Shapra) and Kandoashi. This language is an official language of Perú as are all native languages in the areas where they are spoken and are the predominant language in use. Their people are prideful in their language and seems to be prospering, 88.5 percent of people are bilingual with Spanish. There is 10 to 30 percent literacy and 15 to 25 percent in Second language Spanish. There is a Candoshi-Shapra dictionary and grammar rules have been developed.
Source : DBpedia

Names (more)

[br] Kandocheg
[en] Candoshi-Shapra language
[fr] Candoshi
[qu] Kandoshi simi
[ru] Кандоши
[es] Idioma candoshi

Language type : Living

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Wiktionnaire - Catégorie:candoshi [fr]

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