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Kiliwa

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3klb

Population  28 (1994 SIL).
Region  Baja California Norte, Arroyo León, Agua Escondida, La Parra southeast of Ensenada, south of the Paipai, Tipai, and Cocopa.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 3
Alternate names   Kiliwi, Quiligua
Dialects  Linguistically distinct from Paipai, Tipai, Cocopa (Wares 1965).
Classification  Hokan, Esselen-Yuman, Yuman, Kiliwa
Language use  Kiliwa population sample understood Paipai [ppi] at 87%, but Paipai sample understood no Kiliwa.
Comments  Nearly extinct.