Kerek

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A language of Russian Federation

Population

No known L1 speakers (Salminen 2007). 3 elderly speakers in 1991 (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 4 (2010 census).

Location

Kamchatskaya Oblast’, Cape Navarin, Chukchi villages.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Khatyrka (Xatyrskij), Mainypilgino (Majna-Pil’ginskij). Formerly considered a dialect of Chukchi [ckt].

Language Use

Shifted to Chukchi [ckt].