List of Endangered Languages in North America

List Of Endangered Languages In North America

An endangered language is a language that it is at risk of falling out of use, generally because it has few surviving speakers. If it loses all of its native speakers, it becomes an extinct language.

North America is a continent in the Earth's northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; South America lies to the southeast. It covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 sq mi), about 4.8% of the planet's surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2007, its population was estimated at nearly 524 million people.

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... USA Language Comments Speakers Source ISO 639-3 Ethnologue entry Achumawi language 10 nonfluent speakers (1997 Nevin) 1,000 (1997 Bruce Nevin) ... Ethnologue acv Achumawi language Alutiiq language 30 speakers (2009) 1,000 ... Ethnologue acv Alutiiq language Ahtena language 80 (1995 M Krauss) 500 (1995 M Krauss) ...

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