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A language of United States

ISO 639-3was

Population  10 (1998 J. Brooke). Ethnic population: 1,500 (2000 A. Yamamoto).
Region  California-Nevada border southeast of Lake Tahoe.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Washoe
Classification  Hokan, Washo
Language use  Shifting to English. Informal language classes taught by elder, plans for a preschool. Older adults.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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