Lokono

Facts

  • Language: Lokono
  • Alternate names: Arawak, Araw√°k, Aruak, Arowak, Locono, Arwuak
  • Language code: arw
  • Language family: Maipurean, Northern, Maritime, Ta-Maipurean (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: <2,000
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Lokono has two mutually intelligible dialects. Western Lokono (or Guyanese Lokono) is spoken in Guyana, and Eastern Lokono (or Surinamese Lokono) in Suriname and French Guiana. (Rybka 2015)