Cora, El Nayar

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Cora de El Nayar
Population

9,480 in Mexico (2000 INALI).

Location

North central Nayarit.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Cora corapeño, Cora de Dolores, Cora de Rosarito, Jesús María Cora (Cora de Jesús María, El Nayar), La Mesa del Nayar Cora (Cora meseño, Mesa del Nayar), Los Gavilanes Cora, Presidio de los Reyes Cora (Cora presideño), San Francisco Cora (Cora francisqueño).

Typology

VSO, VOS; short nouns, long verbs, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All ages. Used as L2 by Huichol [hch].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1999–2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].