Yaqui

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A language of Mexico

Population

11,800 in Mexico (2000 INALI). Population total all countries: 12,230.

Location

Sonora.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Partial intelligibility of Mayo [mfy].

Typology

SOV; affixes, clitics; median word length; single underlying tone.

Language Use

All ages. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1977–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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