Salinan

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: hundreds (1997 K. Turner).

Location

California, central coast.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Formerly 2 dialects, Antoniano and Migueleño. A few linguists have posited a relationship to Hokan.

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Last speakers died in the early 1960s (Golla 2007). Interest in language revival.