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Salish, Southern Puget Sound

A language of United States

ISO 639-3slh

Population  110 (1990 census). 5 monolinguals. US Census (2000) does not distinguish between Southern Puget Sound [slh] and Straits [str]. Ethnic population: 1,315 (2000 US census).
Region  South end of Puget Sound, Washington.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Dialects  Duwamish, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, Snoqualmie, Suquh.
Classification  Salishan, Central Salish, Twana
Language use  Shifting to English. Older adults.