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Mikasuki

A language of United States

ISO 639-3mik

Population  400 (2000 census). 33 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 1,200 (1977 SIL).
Region  South Florida.
Language map  Southeastern United States of America
Alternate names   Hitchiti, Miccosukee, Mikasuki Seminole
Dialects  Hitchiti, Mikasuki. Not intelligible with Muskogee [mus], Alabama [akz], or Koasati [cku].
Classification  Muskogean, Eastern
Language use  Monolinguals only among older adult women. Others also use English.
Language development  Bible portions: 1980–1985.
Writing system  Latin script.