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Hidatsa

A language of United States

ISO 639-3hid

Population  100 (1986 SIL), decreasing. 6 monolinguals. 25 to 50 semifluent speakers. Ethnic population: 1,200 (1986 SIL); 603 (2000 US census).
Region  North Dakota, Fort Berthold Reservation.
Language map  Northern Central United States of America
Alternate names   Hinatsa, Hiraca, Minitari
Dialects  Similar to Crow [cro].
Classification  Siouan, Siouan Proper, Missouri Valley
Language use  Shifting to English. Mainly older adults (1998).
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