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Maricopa

A language of United States

ISO 639-3mrc

Population  160 (2000 census), decreasing. Ethnic population: 400 (1997 SIL).
Region  Near Phoenix, Arizona, associated with the Pima [ood] on Gila River and Salt River reservations.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Cocomaricopa
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 85% with Mohave [mov], 58% with Havasupai [yuf], 57% with Walapai [yuf] and Yavapai [yuf].
Classification  Hokan, Esselen-Yuman, Yuman, River Yuman
Language use  Older adults. Also use English.