Paipai

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Akwa’ala
Population

100 (Golla 2007).

Location

Santa Catarina, Los Pocitos in Valle de la Trinidad, Estado Valle de la Trinidad, Rancho Aguascalientes and La Palmita; Baja California Norte, Ensenada, south of the Diegueño [dih] language area.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Shifting to Spanish [spa]. Kiliwa [klb] sample understood Paipai at 87%, but Paipai understood no Kiliwa. Used as L2 by Kiliwa [klb].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].