Language of the Day for 15 February 2014


Meskwaki [sac]

A language of
United States
250 (Golla 2007). 200 Mesquakie in Iowa, more than 50 Sac and Fox in central Oklahoma, a few Nemaha Sauks on the Kansas-Nebraska border (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 760 Fox.
7 (Shifting).
Language Use
Shifting to English [eng]. Mostly older adults. Also use English [eng].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. Literature. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1986–2009.
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