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Colorado

A language of Ecuador

ISO 639-3cof

Population  2,300 (2000 SIL), increasing. Ethnic population: 2,300 (2000 SIL).
Region  Northwestern jungle west of Quito, around Santo Domingo de los Colorados.
Language map  Ecuador, reference number 8
Alternate names   Tsachila, Tsafiki
Classification  Barbacoan, Cayapa-Colorado
Language use  All domains. All ages. Positive attitude. Also use Spanish.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 50%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1980–1990.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SOV. Peasant agriculturalists. Traditional religion, Christian.