Munsee

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Delaware, Ontario Delaware
Population

7 (Kinkade 1991). Ethnic population: 400 (Kinkade 1991).

Location

South Ontario, Moraviantown Reserve.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Unami [unm] in the United States. A member of macrolanguage Delaware [del].

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Older adults.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1818–1821.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].