[ppl] Ocotepeque department, Dolores municipality, near El Salvador border. 20 (1987). Ethnic population: 11,100 (2005 census). Status: 8b (Nearly extinct). Alternate Names: Nahuat, Nawat, Nicarao Dialects: None known. Not intelligible of Isthmus Nahuatl [nhk] of Mexico. Classification: Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Corachol-Aztecan, Core Nahua
Salvadoran Sign Language
[esn] Scattered. Status: 4 (Educational). Alternate Names: El Salvadoran Sign Language, Lengua de Señas Salvadoreñas, LESSA Classification: Deaf sign language Comments: Some Deaf and one deaf school use a variety of signing which is based on ASL, and which they even call ‘ASL’, but they cannot understand ASL from the United States. (Ciupek-Reed 2012). Christian.
[spa] 6,090,000 in El Salvador (2014). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1983, Constitution, Article 62). Alternate Names: Castellano, Español Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian