Arapaho language

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Arapaho
Hinónoʼeitíít
Native toUnited States
RegionWind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming; Oklahoma
EthnicityArapaho
Native speakers
1,087, 10% of ethnic population (2009-2013)[1]
Dialects
  • Besawunena
Language codes
ISO 639-2arp
ISO 639-3arp
Glottologarap1274[2]
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The Arapaho language (also Arapahoe) is a Plains Algonquian language (an areal rather than genetic grouping) spoken by elders in Wyoming. It is now spoken very little, and is in danger of becoming extinct.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Detailed Languages Spoken at Home and Ability to Speak English". www.census.gov. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Arapaho". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.