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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Delaware, Lenape, Lenni-Lenape
Population

No known L1 speakers. 2000 census lists 310 who use it at home. Ethnic population: 13,500 (1997 J. Rementer).

Location

Originally central and southern New Jersey, Delaware, and east Pennsylvania; most recently in Bartlesville, Moraviantown, and Andarko, Oklahoma.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Related to Munsee [umu] in Ontario.

Language Development
Lenape Language Project involved with revitalization. New media. Dictionary. Grammar.