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Nez Perce

A language of United States

ISO 639-3nez

Population  200 (1997 H. Aoki), decreasing. Ethnic population: 2,700 (1997 H. Aoki); 612 (2000 US census).
Region  North Idaho.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Nuumiipuutimt, Nuumiipuutímt
Classification  Penutian, Plateau Penutian, Sahaptin
Language use  Shifting to English. Older adults.
Language development  Dictionary. Bible portions: 1845–1876.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Conversational Nez Perce taught in Nespelem, Washington.
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