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Ohlone, Southern

An extinct language of United States

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Population  Extinct.
Region  North central California, Monterrey and San Benito counties.
Alternate names   “Costanoan”
Dialects  Monterey, Mutsun (San Juan Bautista), Rumsen (Runsien, San Carlos, Carmel).
Classification  Penutian, Yok-Utian, Utian, Costanoan
Language use  Became extinct in the 1950s. Revitalization work in progress with all ages attending workshops in the language; many consider themselves speakers because they can carry on conversations in the language.
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