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A language of United States

ISO 639-3kyh

Population  10 (1997 W. Bright), decreasing. Ethnic population: 1,900 (2000 A. Yamamoto); 335 (2000 census).
Region  Northwest California, along Klamath River.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Karuk
Dialects  No significant dialect differences.
Classification  Hokan, Northern, Karok-Shasta
Language use  Shifting to English. Mainly adults.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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