Cochimi

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Cadegomeño, Cadegomo, Cochetimi, Cochima, Cochimtee, Didiu, Joaquín, Laimon, Laymon-Cochimi, Laymonem, San, San Francesco Saverio Mission, San Francisco Xavier de, San Javier, San Xavier, Viggé-Biaundo Mission
Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 150 (Adelaar 2007). This may include Kumiai [dih] in La Huerta who call themselves Cochimí. Old Cochimí is extinct (Mixco 1978).

Location

Baja California Norte, north of Loreto to the northern part of the peninsula.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

None known. Troike (1970) regards it as 2 distinct languages.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].