Yaqui

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A language of Mexico

Autonym
Hiak-nooki, Yoeme
Population

17,600 (2011 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 18,030.

Location

Sonora state: Cócorit, Bácum, Tórim, Vícam, Pótam, Ráhum, Huirivis, and Bélen.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Partial intelligibility of Mayo [mfy].

Typology

SOV; affixes, clitics; median word length; single underlying tone; 15 consonants and 5 vowels.

Language Use

Most also use Spanish [spa] (Fernández and Guerrero 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1977–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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