Cofán is spoken in Napo Province in north east Ecuador and in southern Colombia by about 1,000 people. The relationship of Cofán to other languages is uncertain: some linguists believe it to be related to the Chibchan languages, though this may be a result to borrowed vocabulary.
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Pûi a'i tsû va andenga ji'fa fae'ngae upatshe kanse'faye. Tsa'kamba tsû injenge pûiyi'khu asi'thaemba injengepa ñu'tshe faengasûma da'ñumbe kanse'faye.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about the Cofán language and people
Languages written with the Latin alphabet
Page last modified: 23.04.21
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