Neue Perspektiven auf die indigenen Sprachen Amerikas
Ed. by Sakel, Jeanette / Stolz, Thomas
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Cabécar – a Chibchan language of Costa Rica
This article presents an overview of Cabécar, an indigenous language of Costa Rica spoken in the Talamanca Mountain Range. The language is endangered in that many young ethnic Cabécars exclusively speak Spanish. From a linguistic point of view, Cabécar possesses a number of outstanding characteristics, which are the subject of this article.