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Pipil

A language of El Salvador

ISO 639-3ppl

Population  20 (1987). Ethnic population: 196,576 (1987).
Region  Municipio of Dolores, Ocotepeque Department, near the El Salvador border. No remaining speakers in Honduras.
Language map  El Salvador and Honduras
Alternate names   Nahuat, Nawat
Dialects  Not intelligible with Isthmus Nahuatl [nhk] of Mexico.
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Aztecan, General Aztec, Pipil
Language use  Older adults.
Language development  Has been taught in some schools for several years (1994 D. Stewart ). Grammar.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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