Yupik, Naukan

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Naukan, Naukanski
Population

510 (2010 census). Census includes Central Siberian Yupik [ess].

Location

Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Laurence, Lorino, and Whalen villages, scattered.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

60%–70% intelligibility of the Chaplino dialect of Central Siberian Yupik [ess].

Language Use

Speakers 40 and older.

Language Development
NT: 2008.