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Perene Asheninka


Asheninka Perene or Asheninca Perene is an indigenous American language of the Arawakan family spoken by natives in Peru's Upper Perene river, a tributary of the Pachitea river. This variety of Asheninka is somewhat mutually comprehensibale with other Asheninka languages. It is official in the area where it is the predominantly spoken language in line with the Peruvian constitution. There is 30% literacy and 55% literacy for second language Spanish speakers. The language has had grammar developed. The tongue is sometimes called Perene Campa; Campa is considered an offensive term. 30% have some proficiency in Spanish while 40% have intermediate to advanced knowledge.

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