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Yaqui

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3yaq

Population  14,000 in Mexico (1990 census). Population total all countries: 14,620.
Region  Sonora. Also in United States.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 7
Dialects  Partially intelligible with Mayo [mfy].
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Sonoran, Cahita
Language use  Some also use English.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%. Grammar. NT: 1977–2003.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SOV, affixes, clitics, tonal. Pastoralists; hunters; fishermen; agriculturalists. Traditional religion, Christian.

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United States

Language name   Yaqui
Population  620 in United States (2000 census). 2 monolinguals.
Region  Arizona, Tucson and Phoenix area.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Language use  Also use English or Spanish.