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Pawnee

A language of United States

ISO 639-3paw

Population  20 (1997 J. Parks). Ethnic population: 2,500 (1997 J. Parks); 79 (2000 census).
Region  North central Oklahoma.
Language map  Southeastern United States of America
Dialects  South Band, Skiri (Skidi). Similar to Arikara [ari], but not inherently intelligible with it. Kitsai [kii] is between Pawnee [oma] and Wichita [wic], but more similar to Pawnee.
Classification  Caddoan, Northern, Pawnee-Kitsai, Pawnee
Language use  Shifting to English. Older adults.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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