Mohave

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Mojave
Population

100 (Golla 2007). 30–35 at Fort Mohave, 35–50 at Colorado River. Ethnic population: 2,000 (Golla 2007).

Location

California-Arizona border, Fort Mohave and Colorado River reservations.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 85% with Maricopa [mrc], 63% with Walapai and Havasupai [yuf], 62% with Yavapai [yuf].

Language Use

Mainly older adults. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Language materials, programs for children.