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Luiseño

A language of United States

ISO 639-3lui

Population  35 (2000 L. Hinton), decreasing. 39 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 2,000 (2000 A. Yamamoto).
Region  Southern California.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Dialects  Juaneño (Ajachema, Ajachemem, Agachemem, Acgachemem), Luiseño.
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Northern Uto-Aztecan, Takic, Cupan, Luiseno
Language use  Juaneño dialect is extinct. Shifting to English. Language preservation efforts. Older adults only.
Language development  Grammar.
Comments  Nearly extinct.