Tarahumara, Northern

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Arisiachi Tarahumara, Tarahumara del Norte
Population

1 (1998 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,500 (1993 SIL).

Location

Chihuahua state: Agua Caliente Ariseachi, Bilaguchi, La Nopalera, Santa Rosa Ariseachi, Tomochi.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. 45% intelligibility of Central Tarahumara [tar], 25% of Western Tarahumara [tac].

Language Use

May have no remaining speakers. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].