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A language of United States

ISO 639-3qua

Population  34 (1990 census). Ethnic population: 159 (2000 census).
Region  Northeast corner of Oklahoma.
Language map  Southeastern United States of America
Alternate names   Alkansea, Arkansas, Capa, Ogaxpa
Dialects  Similar to Kansa [ksk], Omaha [oma], Osage [osa], Ponca [oma], all called ‘Dhegiha’.
Classification  Siouan, Siouan Proper, Central, Mississippi Valley, Dhegiha
Language use  Shifting to English.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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