Language of the Day for 08 July 2013

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Xokleng [xok]

A language of
Brazil
Population Full
760 (1998 ISA).
Status
7 (Shifting).
Language Use
Number of speakers is dropping alarmingly due to intermarriage and countless social, political and cultural disruptions (Crevels 2007). Vast majority of the young people use only Portuguese [por] (Crevels 2007).