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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Albaamo, Albaamo innaaɬiilka, Alibamu
Population

370 (2015 census). Ethnic population: 460 (2000 census). Alabama and Texas.

Location

Alabama: Coushatta Reservation near Livingston; Texas: southeast.

Language Status

7 (Shifting). Language of registered tribe: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town.

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: less than 50% with Koasati [cku].

Typology

SOV; agglutinative language.

Language Use

Home, Senior Citizen Center. Teens to elderly; the language of choice among those 50 and older. Some also use Koasati [cku]. Used as L2 by Koasati [cku].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Extremely low. Dictionary. Grammar.
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