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Wyandot

A language of United States

ISO 639-3wya

Population  24. US Census (2000) counts those who use it in the home. Ethnic population: 3,200 (1997 B. Pearson).
Region  Northeast Oklahoma.
Alternate names   Wendat, Wyandotte, Wyendat
Dialects  Huron, Wyandot.
Classification  Iroquoian, Northern Iroquoian, Huron
Language use  Wyandot spoken until quite recently near Sandwich, Ontario, and Wyandotte, Oklahoma with 2 older adult speakers in 1961. Huron was last spoken at Lorette, near Quebec City, in the early 20th century. Interest in language revival.
Language development  Being taught to children in school (1999). Dictionary.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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