Carijona language

Native to Colombia
Ethnicity 290 Carijona (2007)[1]
Native speakers
6 near La Pedrera and "a few more" near Miraflores (2007)[1]
  • Guianan Carib

    • Taranoan
      • Carijona
  • Hianacoto
  • Karihona
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cbd
Glottolog cari1279[2]

Carijona (Karihona) is a Cariban language, or probably a pair of languages, of Colombia. Derbyshire (1999) lists the varieties Hianacoto-Umaua and Carijona proper as separate languages.


  1. 1 2 Carijona at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Carijona". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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