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Teribe language

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Native to  Panama, Costa Rica
Native speakers  3,300 (2007)
Ethnicity  Naso people
ISO 639-3  tfr
Region  In Panama: Bocas del Toro Province, Chiriquí Province. In Costa Rica: Limón Province, Puntarenas Province.
Language family  Chibchan Talamanca Teribe

Teribe is a language spoken by the Naso or Teribe Indians; it is used primarily in the Bocas del Toro Province of northwestern Panama and in the southern part of Costa Rica's Puntarenas Province, but is almost extinct in the latter. It is part of the Chibchan language family, in the Talamanca branch. There are currently about 3,000 speakers, nearly all of whom speak Spanish as well. The language is of the OVS type. Its ISO 639-3 code is tfr.

References

Teribe language Wikipedia


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