Tarahumara, Western

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Baja Tarahumara, Lowland Tarahumara, Ralámuli de la Baja Tarahumara, Rarámuri, Rocoroibo, Tarahumara del oeste, Tarahumara del Poniente
Population

10,000 (2000 INALI).

Location

Chihuahua, Guazapares, Urique, and Uruachi towns.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV; long words, affixes; nontonal

Language Use

All ages. Some also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
NT: 2008.
Writing
Latin script.