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Karagas

A language of Russian Federation (Asia)

ISO 639-3kim

Population  28 (2001). Ethnic population: 730 (1989 census).
Region  Siberia, Irkutsk region.
Language map  Western Asian Russia, reference number 14
Alternate names   Kamas, Karagass, Sayan Samoyed, Tofa, Tofalar
Classification  Altaic, Turkic, Northern
Language use  Home. Older adults. Neutral attitude. Also use Russian.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Comments  Official name is ‘Tofa’ or ‘Tofalar’. Christian. Nearly extinct.
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