Pima Bajo

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Lower Piman, Mountain Pima, Névome
Population

650 (2000 INALI).

Location

Central Sonora-Chihuahua border, scattered.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Chihuahua Pima Bajo (Lower Piman), Pima del este, Pima del norte, Pima del sur, Sonora Pima Bajo. Lexical similarity: 85% with Pima [ood] (Tohono O’odham) of the United States and Northern Tepehuan [ntp].

Language Use

Mainly adults. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].